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Martin Easton: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Easton, Martin
Interviewer(s):
Arbona, Javier
Title:
Martin Easton: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Martin Easton relates his experiences growing up in northern Contra Costa County and going to college at College of the Pacific and UC Berkeley. He recalls his youth working in the hay fields and at oil refineries, relates experiences paying football and baseball in college and thereafter, and describes his work experience in real estate. He recounts the aftermath of the explosion at Port Chicago and the racism of the times. He comments on global economics, foreign policy, political issues, and religion.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2011
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Rights:
Easton, Martin. "Martin Easton: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Javier Arbona in 2011. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2012.