Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project: Interview with Dixie Riley
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dixie Riley was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1951. She worked for most of her life as a human rights activist. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Dixie's early life and family history; education; growing up in Minnesota; being the only woman in school and at her job; working as a social activist; meeting her husband and adopting his children as her own; being involved in organizations particularly the Nation Organization of Women (NOW); protesting the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: As Dixie Riley passed away before the interview was to take place Dixie's sister Ellen Riley Miller and her daughters Mary J. Latu, and Helemine Latu narrated on her behalf.
Quantity 1.25 hours compact disc
47 pages transcripts
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:14:54 running time
Creation Interviewee: Riley, Dixie
Interviewer: Zander, David
Made in Brooklyn Center, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Asian Americans -- Minnesota
Hawaiians -- Social life and customs.
Made in Brooklyn Center, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/25/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 143
Accession Number AV2012.4.3
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project'

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