Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Marjorie Keck: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Keck, Marjorie
Interviewer(s):
Redman, Sam
Title:
Marjorie Keck: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Marjorie Keck was born in Berkeley to San Francisco-born parents of Swiss heritage. In her oral history, she recalls her childhood attending Berkeley schools, taking the Key Route and ferry to visit her grandparents in San Francisco, and graduating from Cal in 1942. Ms. Keck worked at the H. Heinz Company while her husband served in the South Pacific during World War II. Oral history topics also include wartime rationing, work, migration, and reflections on the changes in the Bay Area after the war’s end.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce and Industry
Interview date(s):
2011
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Rights:
Keck, Marjorie. "Marjorie Keck: 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, .