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Hubert Webster: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Webster, Hubert
Interviewer(s):
Dunning, Judith
Title:
Hubert Webster: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Hubert Edward Webster was born in Louisiana, where his family farmed and his father worked in a sawmill. The family moved to the Bay Area following the war. In this interview he talks about his early life and work in rural Louisiana, being drafted into the military and being stationed overseas, and returning home after the war. His interview gives insight into the terrain of postwar Richmond. Webster is joined in this interview by his wife, Cecile, who discusses raising a family and the changes Richmond has seen over the years.
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:
b10261220
Rights:
Webster, Hubert. "Hubert Webster: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Judith Dunning in 2002. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.