Interview with Doveline "Tootsie" Notley Steer

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1985
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Hodges, Iwalani
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A Hawaiian woman tells of her grandparents and aunt; family property; Buckle Street and Anapuni Street homes, gardens, and furnishings; schooling, including Lincoln School and, later, University of Hawaii; hula studies and teachers; Kanakaole sisters; 1925 move to Kalia; neighborhood and activities; hotels; Fort DeRussy soldiers; Squattersville; Mabel King; shellfish, fish and limu (seaweed) availability off Waikiki; Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club dancers, concerts, and serenading; boat days; celebrity tourists; modeling work with photographer Edward Steichen; account of Pearl Harbor attack eve in Waikiki; wartime entertaining at army installations; marriage to Colonel Frank Steer; Kodak Hula Show; entertaining royalty; May Day in Waikiki; and tourist seasons.
dancer, model, hula teacher; Hawaiian; female
Interview conducted in English.
Keywords
Dancing, Hawaiians - Lifestyles, Hotels and Restaurants, Tourism, World War II
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4 hr, 20 min
69 pages
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Kailua, Oahu
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Related To
DU629 .W44 W3 1988
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