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Interview with Marjorie Midkiff

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Title:Interview with Marjorie Midkiff
Contributors:ʻ&& (interviewer)
Hodges, Iwalani (interviewer)
Midkiff, Marjorie (interviewee)
Family Life
Land and Ownership
World War II
Date Issued:1986
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Source:13-101-1-86 (withdrawn)
Description:A woman talks about her Ala Wai property and home; childhood activities; Royal Hawaiian and Moana hotels; boating and crabbing; Ala Wai fishermen; beach boys and beach clubs; rivalry between Roosevelt and Punahou high schools; December 7, 1941 attack and effects on family; marriage to ensign; chicken raising; introduction of frogs to Waikiki by father; parents' two-story apartment building and cottage rentals; husband's passing; support of two children; Jefferson School; changes in Waikiki; and mother's loyalty to Waikiki.
secretary; Caucasian-Chinese; female
Interview conducted in English.
19 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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