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Johanna Roman: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Roman, Johanna
Interviewer(s):
Farrell, Shanna
Title:
Johanna Roman: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Johanna Roman emigrated to the United States from Germany in 1928 and was raised in The Bronx, New York. She developed an interest in aviation at an early age and joined the Air Transport Command during the war. She discusses her early life and education, working in aviation during the war, workplace safety and leadership, moving to Presque Isle, Maine, time on the base, memories of the end of the war, and changes to New York 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:
Roman, Johanna. "Johanna Roman: 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.