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Oralee McCoy: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
McCoy, Oralee
Interviewer(s):
Wilmot, Nadine
Title:
Oralee McCoy: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Originally from Texas, Oralee McCoy moved to the Bay Area during the War and worked in print shop in San Francisco. She went on to work for Ray Collins, the leading African American real estate agent in Oakland during the 1950's and worked in post war Richmond real estate markets as well. She was involved in efforts to desegregate the Bay Area's housing markets in the 1950's and sixties.
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:
b10260897
Rights:
McCoy, Oralee . "Oralee McCoy: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Nadine Wilmot in 2005. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.