Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project: Interview with Ben Ho

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Titles Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project: Interview with Ben Ho
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ben Ho was born in 1936 in Hawaii. Ben was in the Marine Corps and later worked for Univac. He is the brother of singer Don Ho. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; family history; living in Hawaii during World War II; different languages spoken at home; his career in the Marine Corps; working for Univac; meeting his wife; being a brother to the famous singer Don Ho; living in New York, Los Angeles, London, and finally Minnesota; not experiencing racism in the Marine Corps, and experience racism working for Univac; his children; growing up Mormon in Hawaii; Hawaiian traditions and how his family kept very few of them; being involved in Hawaiian issues, particularly the Hawaiian Situation; being on the water in Hawaii and Minnesota.
Quantity 1 hour compact disc
58 pages transcripts
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:05:01 running time
Creation Interviewee: Ho, Ben
Interviewer: Zander, David
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Asian Americans -- Minnesota
Hawaiians -- Social life and customs.
Dates Creation: 03/15/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 143 (Library Call Number)
AV2012.4.1 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project'


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