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Collection Details


Collection Name: 1924 Filipino Strike on Kauai
Repository Name: University of Hawaii, Manoa. Center for Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
URL: http://www.oralhistory.hawaii.edu/pages/historical/1924.html
Material Formats: [1 document with audio]
Description: In 1924, principal Filipino groups (Visayan, Tagalog, and Ilocano) in Hawai‘i were divided by background, culture, and language. For Filipinos as a whole, there were the additional problems of an overwhelming proportion of single men compared to women, scant education, general lack of community roots, and low-status jobs, almost totally on plantations.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 35
Interviews: [1 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Ethnic groups; Economics
ASP Subjects: Emigration and immigration; Filipinos--United States; Hawaii; Labor unions; Labor unions--Recognition; Plantation workers--Hawaii; Plantations; Plantations--Hawaii; Police; Strikes and lockouts; Sugarcane; Sugarcane--Hawaii; United States; Work environment
Collection Code: OHC0000128