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India’s Watumull family looms large as a retailer in Hawaii

Compiled by Alice Itty Email Compiled by Alice Itty
June 2016
India’s Watumull family looms large as a retailer in Hawaii

 

Snapshots from Indian-American history
this month, that year

 

June 3, 1937
—A four-page advertisement insert from the Honolulu Advertiser, marking the opening of the Watumull Building on 1162 Fort Street. The publication includes several short articles about G.J. Watumull and J. Watumull, advertisements for the stores, products, and boutiques housed in the building, as well as photographs of the East India Store interior and its employees.


Alice Itty is a volunteer for the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA).  She currently works for the Alliance for Downtown New York. This column’s material is from SAADA. https://www.saada.org/.



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