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Bobby Robbins: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Robbins, Bobby
Interviewer(s):
Washburn, David
Title:
Bobby Robbins: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
An active member of Richmond music community for years, Robbins played guitar in several swing bands throughout his lifetime. He worked as a plumber for the Kaiser shipyards and in several of the new housing developments that were erected during and after the war. Discusses: nightlife and music in Richmond, the musician's union and community, newcomers 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:
b10261032
Rights:
Robbins, Bobby. "Bobby Robbins: 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.