Interview with Seiko "Shirley" Shiroma #1 4/4/96
Interview with Seiko "Shirley" Shiroma conducted by Chris Conybeare and recorded on April 4, 1996 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include his parents moving to Kahuku; how he got the nickname "Shirley"; pay on the plantation; the different ethnic camps; where the idea of a union came from; injustices before the union; feelings of solidarity; and the first win for the union.
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