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Collection Details


Collection Name: Life Histories of Native Hawaiians
Repository Name: University of Hawaii, Manoa. Center for Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
URL: http://www.oralhistory.hawaii.edu/pages/ethnic/nathawn.html
Material Formats: [1 document with audio]
Description: In Life Histories of Native Hawaiians, the lifestyles and experiences of Hawaiians in the first half of this century are examined. In cooperation with the Wai`anae Hawaiian Heritage Cultural Center, researcher and writer June Gutmanis conducted oral history interviews with nine older Hawaiians, including a community worker, teacher, seaman, streetcar conductor, nurse, entertainer, homemaker, plantation worker, and cowboy. Interviews cover childhood memories, job experiences, political and cultural involvements, views on the Hawaiian language, and various aspects of daily lives. A common topic is the lifestyles of Hawaiian families in the early twentieth century.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 9
Interviews: [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Domestic life; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: Community; Cowboys; Family--History; Hawaii; Hawaiians; Hawaii--History; History; Homemakers--Hawaii; Local history; Older people; Oral history; Plantation workers--Hawaii; Ranching--Hawaii; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000121