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Phyllis Massino: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Massino, Phyllis
Interviewer(s):
Farrell, Shanna
Title:
Phyllis Massino: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Phyllis Massino was born in The Bronx, New York and grew up in Throgs Neck, New York during the Great Depression. She worked as a dressmaker before working as a welder at G&G during the war, where she met her husband. She discusses her early life, memories of the start of WWII, involvement with the USO, feelings of patriotism, and her time working in a factory with her husband, as well as their life together after the war.
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:
Massino, Phyllis. "Phyllis Massino: 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.