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Vie Taylor Wims: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Wims, Vie Taylor
Interviewer(s):
Wilmot, Nadine
Title:
Vie Taylor Wims: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Vie Taylor Wims is a retired African American realtor who worked for Neatha Williams, the major realtor in Richmond working with African Americans looking to buy a home. This interview focuses on changes in the housing market during and after the war, as well as strategies developed to secure home loans for black property buyers. Wims also worked as a burner at Moore Dry Dock. She came to the Bay Area from Texas during World War II.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2005
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Oskicat record:
b10261233
Rights:
Wims, Vie Taylor. "Vie Taylor Wims: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Nadine Wilmot in 2005. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2007.