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Royce Ong: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Ong, Royce
Interviewer(s):
Washburn, David
Title:
Royce Ong: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Raised in Point Richmond, Ong attended high school in Richmond during World War II. He lived with his mother in their family home--established by Ong's grandfather near the turn of the 20th century. Discusses: school environment during 1940s, life in Point Richmond, mother's job at Standard Oil during the war, Chinese-American community in Richmond.
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:
b10261051
Rights:
Ong, Royce. "Royce Ong: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by David Washburn in 2003. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.