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Interview with Ruby Uehara

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Title: Interview with Ruby Uehara
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michiko
Interviewee: Uehara, Ruby
Keywords: Customs and Beliefs - Japanese
Family Life
Hotels and Restaurants
Land and Ownership
Issue Date: 2003
Series/Report no.: 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.
Sponsor: State, Private
Pages/Duration: 1 hr
15 pages
Geographic Coverage: Manoa, Oahu
Appears in Collections:The Oroku, Okinawa Connection: Local-Style Restaurants in Hawai‘i

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