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

Interviewee(s):
Head, Mary
Interviewer(s):
Washburn, David
Dodge, Susie
Title:
Mary Head: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Mary "Peace" Head worked as welder in the shipyards and lived in Parchester Village. She talks about working in the shipyards, migrating to the Bay Area from Louisiana, and race relations in Richmond.
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:
b10260736
Rights:
Head, Mary . "Mary Head: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by David Washburn and Susie Dodge in 2005. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.