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Interview with Alexander M. Riviera
|Title:||Interview with Alexander M. Riviera|
|Contributors:||Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)|
Riviera, Alexander M. (interviewee)
South Hilo (district)
|Series:||Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume II|
|Description:||A man remembers his parents and their nomadic lifestyle, moving from plantation to plantation. On April 1, 1946, in Waiakea town, he and a friend escaped from the third tidal wave. He discusses the loss of lives and property. Also covered is his role in unionizing the Hilo Tribune-Herald.|
newspaper press operator; Puerto Rican-Spanish; male
Interview conducted in English.
|Coverage (Spatial):||Hilo, Hawaii (island)|
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Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i|
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