Interview with Bartolome Sablas #1 6/19/96

Interview with Bartolome Sablas recorded on June 19, 1996 conducted by Teresa Bill for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike in Maui, Hawaiʻi. In this interview Sablas talks about why he came to Hawaiʻi and returning to the Philippines after 50 years; when Filipinos went on strike in the 1930s; Filipinos joining the union to be more successful at organizing; working conditions on Pioneer Mill, the plantation Sablas worked on; John Moyer; how he likes helping people and how everyone would go to him when they were in trouble. Sablas was also a translator and could speak Tagalog, Visayan, and Ilocano.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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