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Margaret Loverde: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Loverde, Margaret
Interviewer(s):
Ehrlich, Esther
Title:
Margaret Loverde: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Margaret Loverde was raised in Berkeley and volunteered in high school at the child development centers in Richmond. After graduating, she worked for one year at the Maritime Child Development Center. Discusses: mother's early role in the centers, the twenty-four hour center at Washington School, daily life at Maritime Child Development Center, attitudes towards mothers choosing to work outside the home, including attitudes of the Catholic Church, teachers' and parents' philosophies toward child-rearing, lobbying efforts to increase teacher salaries.
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:
b10260903
Rights:
Loverde, Margaret. "Margaret Loverde: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Esther Ehrlich in 2003. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.