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Interview with Ruby Uehara

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Title:Interview with Ruby Uehara
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko (interviewer)
Uehara, Ruby (interviewee)
Keywords:Customs and Beliefs - Japanese
Family Life
Hotels and Restaurants
Land and Ownership
Date Issued:2003
Series:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-style Restaurants in Hawaii
Description:A woman born above her grandfather's bar, the Pink Elephant, describes her family's restaurant businesses. Topics discussed include liquor inspectors and politics, restaurant work, Oroku relationships, and apartment ownership. She also recalls her nisei mother's emphasis on higher education.
restaurant worker, teacher; Okinawan; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:1 hr
15 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Manoa, Oahu
Appears in Collections: The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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