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Interview with Barbara J.H. Cannon

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Title: Interview with Barbara J.H. Cannon
Interviewer: Johnston, Jeanne
Tissot, Susan
Interviewee: Cannon, Barbara J.H.
Keywords: Community
Natural Disasters
Issue Date: 1997
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: Young marrieds in 1946, a woman and her husband were caught in the 1946 tsunami, which destroyed their beachfront house in Spreckelsville. She details their swimming to safety along with neighbors and coping in the aftermath of the flooding. Also recalled is the 1960 tsunami as it affected Kailua, Oahu.
(not discussed in interview); Caucasian; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 1 hr
13 pages
Geographic Coverage: Kula, Maui
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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