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Mary Ann Ceminski: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Ceminski, Mary Ann
Interviewer(s):
Ehrlich, Esther
Title:
Mary Ann Ceminski: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Mary Anne Ceminski was raised in Colorado and moved to Kansas to attend college. She got her first teaching job in Kansas and then, during the war, resettled in Richmond, where she initially worked in the shipyards before returning to teaching. She taught elementary school during and after the war. Discusses: impressions of Richmond, working in the office at shipyard, including meeting Henry Kaiser, Nystrom Elementary School, racial issues within the classroom and beyond, social activities in Richmond.
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:
b10260466
Rights:
Ceminski, Mary Ann. "Mary Ann Ceminski: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Esther Ehrlich in 2003. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.