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Interview with Alma Watanabe

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Title: Interview with Alma Watanabe
Interviewer: Yamada, Holly
Interviewee: Watanabe, Alma
Keywords: Crafts
Ethnic Identity
Ethnic Relations
Issue Date: 1997
Series/Report no.: Reflections of Palama Settlement
Description: A nisei woman describes her education in Japan, residing with Caucasian families in California, and discrimination at UCLA. She also recalls her work as arts and crafts director at Palama Settlement and its ceramics, sewing, camping, and other programs. Her transfer to the state Department of Education and the internment of her family in California are also discussed in the interview.
arts and crafts director, teacher; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 1 hr, 54 min
18 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Reflections of Palama Settlement

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