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Interview with Bertha Kam Yuk Lum Char

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Title:Interview with Bertha Kam Yuk Lum Char
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi (interviewer)
Char, Bertha Kam Yuk Lum (interviewee)
Chinese - Customs and Beliefs
Family Life
World War II
Date Issued:1997
Series:Reflections of Palama Settlement
Description:A Chinese woman raised in poverty describes her childhood activities, including recreation at Palama Settlement. Also covered are her housekeeping jobs; match-made marriage; beauty salon business and clientele, including Mainland prostitutes; blackout and martial law; and her children.
housekeeper, beauty salon owner; Chinese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:1 hr, 30 min
19 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Reflections of Palama Settlement

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