Interview with Ruben Alcantara #2 5/29/86

Interview with Ruben Alcantara recorded on May 29, 1986 and conducted by Chris Conybeare for Music from Filipino Camp. The interview focuses on Filipinos creating community here in Hawaiʻi and how this community was based on family even when they had none, forming "calabash" families. Other topics include the formation of bands, cultural clubs, organizations, athletic clubs; the Filipino department of the Consolidated Amusement Company, and how it would take entertainment to the different plantation camps.

Languages: English


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