Interview with Ah Quon McElrath #1 10/12/95

Interview with Ah Quon McElrath conducted by Chris Conybeare and recorded on October 12, 1995 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include conditions of plantation life leading up to the strike; possible reasons for segregating racial groups in plantations; the origins of labor organization in Hawaiʻi; issues the union faced; perquisites and benefits for the workers; and the collective bargaining agreement.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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