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Interview with Benigno Tapucol

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Title: Interview with Benigno Tapucol
Interviewer: Planas, Chris
Interviewee: Tapucol, Benigno
Keywords: Filipinos - Lifestyles
Plantation Life
Issue Date: 1987
Series/Report no.: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Description: An immigrant covers his life in the Philippines, immigration to Hawaii, field work in Koloa and Kekaha, mill work and truck driving, and plantation housing. He also describes chicken fights and taxi dances where he played bass in a band.
sugar plantation laborer, sugar plantation mill worker, truck driver; Filipino; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: Community, State
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 20 min
31 pages
Geographic Coverage: Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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