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

Interviewee(s):
Ross, Marion
Interviewer(s):
Redman, Sam
Title:
Marion Ross: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Marion Ross was born in San Francisco in 1924. She graduated from Mills College in 1944. Ms. Ross discusses the wartime atmosphere at Mills, her recollections of Pearl Harbor, and feelings about Japanese internment. She talks about her work at L.E. Ship, including class and race relations in the workplace. After WWII Ms. Ross earned a PhD in economics at UC Berkeley. She discusses the post-war atmosphere on campus and her residence at the International House.
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:
Ross, Marion. "Marion Ross: 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.