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Interview with Ivy Carbonell

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Title: Interview with Ivy Carbonell
Interviewer: Johnston, Jeanne
Interviewee: Carbonell, Ivy
Keywords: Family Life
Natural Disasters
Plantation Life
Wailuku (district)
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: A Puunene-born woman speaks of her family and growing up in Spanish B Camp. She describes teenage life when she attended St. Anthony's School in the 1950s. Also mentioned are her jobs, marriage, and children. She presents a detailed account of her escape from the 1960 tsunami which inundated Kahului and tells of the major cleanup which followed.
pineapple packer; Caucasian-Portuguese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 50 min
15 pages
Geographic Coverage: Kahului, Maui
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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