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Kim Walker interview [edited transcript]
Walker, Kim (interviewee)
Morris, Carole Teshima (interviewer)
Women in the commercial fishing industry research collection
Western Washington University
Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
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Kim Walker interview
Interview by Carole Teshima Morris for a senior thesis project on women in the commercial fishing industry for the department of history, Western Washington University in 1993. Interview topics include: Geographic Locations: Washington, Alaska .Subjects: Walker discusses how she became involved in the commercial fishing industry and what life and work are like on commercial fishing boats. Topics cover include daily tasks, superstitions, and the dangers of fishing in Alaska, the roles of women in the commercial fishing industry and the various different positions she had on different vessels. Additionally, she provides insights into becoming a licensed commercial fisherperson and different aspects of the professional fishing industry.
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