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George Johnson: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Johnson, George
Interviewer(s):
Dunning, Judith
Title:
George Johnson: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
At the time of this interview, George Johnson was 108 years old. Born in 1894 in Pennsylvania, Johnson was a World War I veteran. He came to California with his wife after World War I and settled in the Richmond Annex in 1935. He worked with various forms of transportation and public transit. Mr. Johnson's interview focuses on wartime work, living in Richmond, and living in Richmond during the War. It also offers interesting insights into racial identity in America.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2002
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10260708
Rights:
Johnson, George. "George Johnson: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Judith Dunning in 2002. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.