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Louise McClain: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
McClain, Louise
Interviewer(s):
Redman, Sam
Title:
Louise McClain: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Louise McClain was born in 1924 in Denver, Colorado. She studied engineering at the University of Minnesota with the Curtiss-Wright Aircraft program and later worked on the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver. Ms. McClain later worked as a statistician with Douglas Aircraft in Los Angeles. She tells her thoughts on women working in math-based fields.
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:
McClain, Louise. "Louise McClain: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Sam Redman in 2011. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2012.