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Interview with Robert Kunimura

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Title:Interview with Robert Kunimura
Contributors:Nishimoto, Warren (interviewer)
Kunimura, Robert (interviewee)
Keywords:County Government
Plantation Life
Politics - Hawaii
Date Issued:1987
Series:Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community
Source:15-55-1-87, 15-56-1-87, 15-62-2-87, 15-63-2-87, 15-67-3-87, 15-69-4-87
Description:A union organizer describes Koloa's ethnic camps; Japanese- and English-language schools; plantation wages, hours, and perquisities; unions, including Jack Hall, 1946 and 1958 strikes, McCarthyism, and organizing the hotel industry; and politics.
sugar plantation mill worker, union organizer, union official; Japanese; male
Interview conducted in English.
Pages/Duration:6 hr, 43 min
103 pages
Coverage (Spatial):Koloa, Kauai
Appears in Collections: Koloa: An Oral History of a Kaua‘i Community

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