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Sister Leonard Marie Lichinchi: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Lichinchi, Sister Leonard Marie
Interviewer(s):
Farrell, Shanna
Title:
Sister Leonard Marie Lichinchi: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Sister Leonard Marie Lichinchi grew up in Long Island City in Queens, New York in an Italian American family. She learned to sew at an early age and worked as a designer before working on an assembly line making B-47s in a factory. She discusses her early life and education, making solidier uniforms on Adams Street in Brooklyn, New York, her time working in a factory, her decision to join the sisterhood, and the role the Church played in her life.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce, Industry, and Labor
Interview date(s):
2015
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Rights:
Lichinchi, Sister Leonard Marie. "Sister Leonard Marie Lichinchi: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project." Interview by Shanna Farrell in 2015. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2016.