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Interview with Helen von Tempsky

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Title: Interview with Helen von Tempsky
Interviewer: Johnston, Jeanne
Interviewee: von Tempsky, Helen
Keywords: Housing
Natural Disasters
World War II
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories
Description: Originally from Oregon, a woman tells of her family's relocation to Hawaii and subsequent moves to Hilo and Lahaina. She shares childhood memories of December 7, 1941. Also remembered is the effect of the 1946 tsunami on her Lahaina home and aunt's Spreckelsville home.
(not discussed in interview); Caucasian; female
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Federal, Private
Pages/Duration: 30 min
8 pages
Geographic Coverage: Molokai
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis in Maui County: Oral Histories

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