Bingo Women and interview with Mitsue "Butch" Thompson and Yaeko Shimabuku 4/24/96

This video contains b-roll of women playing bingo and an interview with Mitsue "Butch" Thompson and Yaeko Shimabuku. After the bingo game Thompson interviews the group about women's role during the strike and the Women's Auxiliary. After the group talk story Chris Conybeare talks with Thompson and Shimabuku about working at the store; signing up with the ILWU; "Pinhead" Shimabuku, Yaeko's husband; working conditions; and Thompson leaving the store and working for the union. After the interview Thompson and Shimabuku walk around the store and reminisce about their working days.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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