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Interview with Elsie Mitsu Teruya

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Title:Interview with Elsie Mitsu Teruya
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko (interviewer)
Teruya, Elsie Mitsu (interviewee)
Keywords:Family Life
Hotels and Restaurants
Plantation Life
Working Conditions
Date Issued:2002
Series:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
Source:40-9-1-02, 40-10-1-02, 40-12-2-02, 40-13-2-02
Description:A woman describes daily life in a Big Island plantation camp in the 1920s. Her father, a single parent, worked on the plantation and also practiced traditional medicine. Moving to Honolulu, she worked in her family's restaurants--Frankie's Cafe and Columbia Inn--as a server.
server, cashier; Okinawan; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:3 hr, 30 mins
68 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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