Interview with Ella Lila Wong

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1986
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Nishimoto, Warren
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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.
(not discussed in interview); Chinese; female
Interview conducted in English.
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Ethnic Relations, Family Life, Fishing, Poultry
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1 hr, 25 min
28 pages
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Honolulu, Oahu
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DU629 .W44 W3 1988
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