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Louis Fantin: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Fantin, Louis
Interviewer(s):
Dunham, David
Title:
Louis Fantin: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Louis Fantin was born in Colorado and followed his older sister to the Bay Area after he completed high school. He worked as a welder in the shipyards in Richmond until he was drafted into the Army where he served in the war in Europe. When the War ended, he returned to Richmond and began working at Standard Oil. In this interview he talks about Richmond during and after the War, his participation time as a soldier and the Battle of the Bulge, and attitudes around race, ethnicity, and gender.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2002
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10260436
Rights:
Fantin, Louis. "Louis Fantin: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by David Dunham in 2002. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.