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Josephina Ramirez: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Ramirez, Josephina
Interviewer(s):
Washburn, David
Title:
Josephina Ramirez: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Ramirez moved from Santa Barbara, California, to Richmond after her husband secured a job in the Bay Area defense industry. She was an active member of Santa Barbara's Mexican Baptist community before World War II, and continued her participation in church activities with Richmond's First Mexican Baptist Church. Through the church Ramirez acclimated to life in Richmond. Discusses: life in Santa Barbara before World War II, finding a home in Richmond, meeting people at church and church activities, moving out of Richmond to El Cerrito in the 1950s
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2002
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10261042
Rights:
Ramirez, Josephina. "Josephina Ramirez: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by David Washburn in 2002. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.