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Interview with Masako Hanzawa Sugawa

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Title: Interview with Masako Hanzawa Sugawa
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
Interviewee: Sugawa, Masako Hanzawa
Keywords: Communications
Family Life
Japanese - Customs and Beliefs
Japanese - Lifestyles
Natural Disasters
Issue Date: 1987
Series/Report no.: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Description: Raised by her widower father, a Japanese woman recalls rice paddies in Niumalu, childhood play and work, marriage, Koloa town, World War II and the influx of soldiers, telephone exchange work, Hurricanes Dot and Iwa, and her rose garden.
maid, laundress, telephone operator, telephone supervisor; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: Community, State
Pages/Duration: 2 hr, 45 min
55 pages
Geographic Coverage: Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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