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Interview with Albert L. Stanley

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Title: Interview with Albert L. Stanley
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
Interviewee: Stanley, Albert L.
Keywords: Ethnic Relations
Natural Disasters
North Hilo (district)
Issue Date: 1998
Series/Report no.: Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawaii Volume II
Description: Hilo-born man tells the story of his father from young rail rider to paraplegic woodworker. Being Caucasian in multi-ethnic Laupahoehoe, he discusses discrimination and pidgin English use. He recalls watching the incoming 1946 tidal wave from the road above the school and witnessing the death and destruction that followed.
iron worker, airplane mechanic; Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State, Community
Pages/Duration: 20 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Tsunamis Remembered: Oral Histories of Survivors and Observers in Hawai‘i

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