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State Archives is processing over 20K glass plate negatives of life from 1880 to 1925

L. Weinzheimer, manager at Pioneer Plantation in 1914 in Lahaina, Maui.
Hawaiʻi State Archives/Ray Jerome Baker Archives
L. Weinzheimer, manager at Pioneer Plantation, in 1914 in Lahaina, Maui.

The Hawaiʻi State Archives launched 1,000 new images online this week from a collection of over 20,000 glass plate negatives of life in Hawaiʻi from about 1880 to 1925. The Conversation talked to state archivist Adam Jansen about the never before seen images from Hawaiʻi's history.

This interview aired on The Conversation on June 3, 2022. The Conversation airs weekdays at 11 a.m. on HPR-1.

Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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