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John T. Knox: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Knox, John T.
Interviewer(s):
McCreery, Laura
Title:
John T. Knox: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
John T. Knox served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II and graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles and Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. He began practicing law in Richmond in the early 1950s and was active in Democratic Party elections and politics at every level of government. Although he represented the Richmond area in the California state assembly from 1961 to 1980, the interview focuses on the Richmond community: politics, labor unions, school board, newspaper, public housing, voter registration, health care, and Commerce, Industry, and Labor climate.
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:
b10260701
Rights:
Knox, John T. "John T. Knox: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Laura McCreery in 2003. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.