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Charles Huff: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Huff, Charles
Interviewer(s):
Wilmot, Nadine
Title:
Charles Huff: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Charles Huff was born and raised in Oklahoma. He moved to the Bay Area as a teenager and worked briefly in the shipyards, and then returned to Oklahoma and joined the Navy, where he served in the Pacific theatre during WWII. After the war, he settled in the Bay Area for good this time, working on bridges as a tow truck operator, and finishing his career as a dispatcher on the Bay Bridge. Huff shares about his family background, his experiences during the War as a both a civilian and an enlisted person, and his experiences as a rescuer on the Bay Area's bridges.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2006
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10260718
Rights:
Huff, Charles . "Charles Huff: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Nadine Wilmot in 2006. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.