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Interview with Ella Lila Wong

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dc.coverage.spatial Honolulu, Oahu 2013-09-05T20:52:28Z 2015-03-25T23:05:19Z 2013-09-05T20:52:28Z 2015-03-25T23:05:19Z 1986
dc.description A woman of Chinese ancestry recalls her Sheridan Street and Hobron Lane homes; family fishponds and poultry farm; Hawaiian, Japanese and Chinese neighbors; storms, floods and loss of pond fishes; interaction with Fort DeRussy soldiers; childhood chores, including gathering shellfish for ducks and selling fresh eggs; swimming and night torching; Lilikoi, the Hawaiian storyteller; Ala Wai dredging; wagon and streetcar transportation; candy and fabric peddlers; neighborly relationships; Kam Look Store; Aloha Park; filling in of fishpond; meeting husband; and apartments on family property.
dc.description (not discussed in interview); Chinese; female
dc.description Interview conducted in English.
dc.description.sponsorship State
dc.format.extent 1 hr, 25 min
dc.format.extent 28 pages
dc.language eng
dc.relation.ispartof DU629 .W44 W3 1988
dc.relation.ispartofseries Waikiki, 1910 - 1985: Oral Histories
dc.subject Ethnic Relations
dc.subject Family Life
dc.subject Fishing
dc.subject Poultry
dc.title Interview with Ella Lila Wong
dc.type Interview
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.contributor.interviewer Nishimoto, Warren
dc.contributor.interviewee Wong, Ella Lila
dc.source.local 13-99-1-86
dc.format.digitalorigin Reformatted digital
Appears in Collections: Waikiki, 1910–1985: Oral Histories

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