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Interview with Alan "Turkey" Love

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Title:Interview with Alan "Turkey" Love
Contributors:ʻ&&Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)
Love, Alan "Turkey" (interviewee)
Hotels and Restaurants
Physical Environment
Date Issued:1986
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Source:13-84-1-86, 13-86-2-86, 13-87-2-86
Description:A career beach boy describes his parents' backgrounds; Kuhio Avenue neighborhood; modern and old-time surfing and surfboards; boat and surfboard racing; beach clubs; old-time beach boys; schools, including Waikiki School and Roosevelt High School; layout of Waikiki; sister Winona Love; Carmel sheep ranch job; tourists; beach services; Henry J. Kaiser; 1956 to 1973 tenure at Kaiser and Hilton Hawaiian Village and move to Waikikian; and change in beach contours and breakers.
beach boy, sheep ranchhand; Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:2 hr, 40 min
55 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Waikiki, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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