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Interview with Masako Hanzawa Sugawa

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Title:Interview with Masako Hanzawa Sugawa
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi (interviewer)
Sugawa, Masako Hanzawa (interviewee)
Family Life
Japanese - Customs and Beliefs
Japanese - Lifestyles
Natural Disasters
Date Issued:1987
Series:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Source:15-10-1-87, 15-16-2-87
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.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 45 min
55 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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