Some of those involved in the strike gave an oral account of it to anthropologist John Wilson in 1959-60. Unfortunately, the transcript of this has been lost, and only excerpts of it are available to us.
Dooley Binbin, History of the '46 Strike
Excerpts of Dooley Binbin et al., History of the ’46 Strike, as Told to John Wilson by Dooley and the Men of Pilgangoora, no date [1959-60], mimeograph, quoted by Michael Hess, ‘Black and Red: The Pilbara Pastoral Workers’ Strike 1946’, Aboriginal History, vol. 18, pt 1, 1994, pp. 65-83