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Marion Gabler: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Gabler, Marion
Interviewer(s):
Stein, Julie
Title:
Marion Gabler: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Marion Gabler recalls farm life growing up during the Depression and then describes her war work at a bomber plant. She recounts life as one of several illegitimate children going to two schools each year as she moved between her mother and grandparents. She provides memories of life during the war – training, dorm life, riveting, meeting her husband and getting married. She recalls her husband’s experience being 4-F during the war.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2010
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Rights:
Gabler, Marion. "Marion Gabler: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Julie Stein in 2010. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2012.