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Interview with Ume Murakami

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Title: Interview with Ume Murakami
Interviewer: Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
Interviewee: Murakami, Ume
Keywords: Ethnic Relations
Japanese - Lifestyles
Issue Date: 1986
Series/Report no.: 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.
Sponsor: State
Pages/Duration: 50 min
14 pages
Geographic Coverage: Honolulu, Oahu
Appears in Collections:Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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