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Hattie Stillwell: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Stillwell, Hattie
Interviewer(s):
Rigelhaupt, Jess
Title:
Hattie Stillwell: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Hattie Stillwell came from a rice farming family in Arkansas. She moved to the Bay Area with her husband during the War and worked at Moore Dry Dock shipyard. In this interview she discusses her early life and family background in Arkansas, migrating to the Bay Area, the Boilermakers union, how Oakland changes over time, and racial discrimination in Arkansas and California.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2006
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10261234
Rights:
Stillwell, Hattie. "Hattie Stillwell: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Jess Rigelhaupt in 2006. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.