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Jose Lekuona
William Douglass

August 12, 1968

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Jose Lekuona did not immigrated into the American West. However his stories resemble very much of those who did. He talks about his experience as an emigrant in Australia during the 1930s working in the sugar plantations in a period of war.

 

 

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Jose Lekuona


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sugar plantations
Basques in Ingham
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Keywords in Order of Appearance

Places

People

Topics

Years

Gernika
Spanish Boarding House
Ingham
Murelaga/Aulestia
New Guinea
Camberra
Queensland
Francisco Giovanni
Antonio Mendiolea
Campbell
 


Sugar, cane plantations
Army, wartime

 

1930s
1945
1931
 

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