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Sharon Fogelson: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Fogelson, Sharon
Interviewer(s):
Redman, Sam
Title:
Sharon Fogelson: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Sharon Fogelson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah during World War II. Soon after graduating from college with a degree in Speech Therapy from San Francisco State University, she became a teacher at one of Richmond’s childcare development centers. In this interview, she explains her background and training as well as her earliest impressions of the school and other faculty. Fogelson would eventually rise to the position of Head Teacher at the Pullman School. In this interview, she shares memories of teaching including descriptions of her colleagues, memories of particular students, and descriptions of the rapidly changing demographics of the Bay Area in the post-war era.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2012
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Rights:
Fogelson, Sharon. "Sharon Fogelson: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Sam Redman in 2012. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2012.