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Matilda Maes: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Maes, Matilda
Interviewer(s):
Washburn, David
Marcelo, Marla
Title:
Matilda Maes: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Matilda Maes migrated as a child with her family from Texas and settled in Modesto. As a young woman she worked in Moore Dry Dock shipyard during the war. Some of the themes in her interview are her work in the shipyards, raising her family, changing gender roles, and her husband's involvement in his union.
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:
b10260893
Rights:
Maes, Matilda . "Matilda Maes: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by David Washburn and Marla Marcelo in 2005. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.