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Matilda Foster: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Foster, Matilda
Interviewer(s):
Washburn, David
Lok, Tiffany
Title:
Matilda Foster: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Matilda Foster is from Arkansas originally. She came to California to work in shipyards. She was active in her church community, in local Democratic politics, and in the Richmond chapter of the NAACP as it worked to desegregate residential neighborhoods in Richmond in the post-War era.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2005
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10260534
Rights:
Foster, Matilda . "Matilda Foster: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by David Washburn and Tiffany Lok in 2005. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.