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Interview with Robert Alexander Anderson

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Title: Interview with Robert Alexander Anderson
Interviewer: Nishimoto, Warren
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Interviewee: Anderson, Robert Alexander
Keywords: Aircraft
World War I
Issue Date: 1985
Series/Report no.: Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Description: A song composer remembers his parents and grandparents including Alexander Young, his maternal grandfather; home on Beretania and Keaumoku streets; horse-drawn transportation; Punahou; interests in wireless, football, and music; Cornell; refrigeration engineering; marriage; songs and entertainers; and career with Von Hamm-Young. He also details his World War I aviation training, capture by the Germans, and escape, which he chronicled in McClure's Magazine.
composer, engineer, sales executive; Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 3 hr
44 pages
Geographic Coverage: Dianmond Head, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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