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Interview with Bertha Kam Yuk Lum Char

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Title: Interview with Bertha Kam Yuk Lum Char
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
Interviewee: Char, Bertha Kam Yuk Lum
Keywords: Business
Chinese - Customs and Beliefs
Family Life
World War II
Issue Date: 1997
Series/Report no.: 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.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 30 min
19 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Reflections of Palama Settlement

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