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Interview with Robert Alexander Anderson

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Title:Interview with Robert Alexander Anderson
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)
Anderson, Robert Alexander (interviewee)
World War I
Date Issued:1985
Series: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.
Pages/Duration:3 hr
44 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Dianmond Head, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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