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Interview with Harold P. Luscomb
|Title:||Interview with Harold P. Luscomb|
|Interviewee:||Luscomb, Harold P.|
|Keywords:||Caucasians - Lifestyles|
Sugar Cane Processing
|Series/Report no.:||Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume II|
|Description:||Pennsylvania-born man talks about his father, a Hilo Electric manager; Puueo neighborhood; and Hilo education. He also covers Hilo's social hierarchy, events of December 7, 1941, sugar industry, waterfront jobs, and the 1949 longshore strike. After the 1960 tsunami, he helped coordinate the sugar plantations' equipment and personnel in the massive cleanup. He also summarizes the history of sugar in Hawaii.|
freight clerk, sugar plantation office manager, chief of services; Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Pages/Duration:||1 hr, 50 min|
|Geographic Coverage:||Hilo, Hawaii (island)|
|Appears in Collections:||Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i|
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