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Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, 
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Record Description
Record Type Index to Arrivals
Record Group RG 85: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Collection years 1946
Microfilm Publication A3411. Index to Filipino Contract Laborers and Their Wives and Children Arriving at Honolulu, 1946. 1 rolls.
Arrangement Alphabetical by surname
National Archives Identifier 4495176
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection "Hawaii, Index to Filipino Arrivals to Honolulu, 1946" contains an Index to Filipino Contract Laborers and their wives and children arriving at Honolulu, Hawaii in the year 1946 and corresponds with NARA collection: A3411 part of Record Group 85 Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.The index cards in this collection are arranged alphabetically by surname then by first name. Gender and marital status will be found in the upper right hand corner of the index card recorded together: "M.M." male and married or "M.S. male and single."

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Arrivals

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  • Age
  • Gender
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  • Date of arrival at Honolulu
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