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Thomas Griffith and D. Wayne White: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Griffith, Thomas
White D, Wayne
Interviewer(s):
Dunham, David
Title:
Thomas Griffith and D. Wayne White: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Thomas Griffith and D. Wayne White were childhood friends who are now in their late seventies together, reminiscing on their youth in Richmond. They talk about growing up and going to school in Richmond and about how prejudice played itself out in their social groups and terrain from their perspectives as two white men. They discuss the war, it's presence in their young lives and then later when they joined the Army. This interview follows their lives before, through, and after the war.
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:
b10260743
Rights:
Griffith, Thomas and Wayne Whitem D. "Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by David Dunham in 2003. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.