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David Lloyd: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Lloyd, David
Interviewer(s):
Rigelhaupt, Jess
Title:
David Lloyd: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
David Lloyd describes his childhood in Arlington, VA during the lateDepression and World War II. He describes how as a child he paid careful attention to the war both before and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He recalls rationing, war bonds, and newspaper and magazine attention to the war. He relates his school’s efforts to support the war. He comments on the devastation. He compares FDR’s New Deal to Lyndon Johnson’s economic programs. He describes Arlington’s rapid growth during and after the war.
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:
Lloyd, David. "David Lloyd: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Jess Rigelhaupt in 2012. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2012.