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Interview with Marjorie Midkiff

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Title: Interview with Marjorie Midkiff
Interviewer: &#699&&
Hodges, Iwalani
Interviewee: Midkiff, Marjorie
Keywords: Buildings
Family Life
Land and Ownership
World War II
Issue Date: 1986
Series/Report no.: Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
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.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: (withdrawn)
19 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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