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Interview with Ume Murakami

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Title:Interview with Ume Murakami
Contributors:Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi (interviewer)
Murakami, Ume (interviewee)
Keywords:Ethnic Relations
Japanese - Lifestyles
Date Issued:1986
Series:Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
Description:A Japanese woman talks about her life in Japan, family rice farm, picture bride arranged marriage to Moana Hotel waiter; immigration to Hawaii; Yoshida Camp housing; housecleaning for Caucasian household; move to Ohua Avenue home; husband's taxi business; home laundry business; neighborhood shops; and move to Paoakalani home.
maid, laundress; Japanese; female
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:50 min
14 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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