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Jack Arnold: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Arnold, Jack
Interviewer(s):
Washburn, David
Title:
Jack Arnold: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Originally from Iowa, Arnold entered the Merchant Marines during the war, and later settled in Richmond where he had relatives working in the shipyards. For the latter part of the war he worked as a bartender in several Richmond bars. Discusses: bars, nightlife, meeting wife in Richmond, segregation, local communist activity, development of suburbs.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2003
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10260065
Rights:
Arnold, Jack. "Jack Arnold: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by David Washburn in 2003. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.