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Ermestine Martin: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Martin, Ermestine
Title:
Ermestine Martin: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Ermestine Martin moved to Richmond from Oklahoma with her family during the War years. She worked in a factory and as a care-giver before beginning her own real estate Commerce, Industry, and Labor which she still operates today. She was part of a group of African American realtors who were instrumental in desegregating Richmond's residential neighborhoods in the post war era. She is also a member of Richmond's oldest black church, North Richmond Baptist Church.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce and Industry
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10260892
Rights:
Martin, Ermestine . "Ermestine Martin: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by in . Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.