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Fay Hawkins: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Hawkins, Fay
Interviewer(s):
Wheelock, Sarah
Title:
Fay Hawkins: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Fay Hawkins worked for the Richmond Police Department from 1946 until the early 1970s. His father was with the police department from the 1920s until 1941. Topics discussed include police practices of the 1920s and 1940s, Fay's views as a long-term resident of the city, several interesting calls that he went on, and his experiences as he moved up through the ranks of the department to Lieutenant.
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:
b10260740
Rights:
Hawkins, Fay. "Fay Hawkins: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Sarah Wheelock in 2003. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.