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Marilyn Pursley: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Pursley, Marilyn
Interviewer(s):
Redman, Sam
Title:
Marilyn Pursley: Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Project
Abstract:
Marilyn Pursley spent her childhood in Missouri and Oklahoma. She moved to California to take a job at the Kaiser ship yards. In California, Ms. Purlsey became part of the local radical community and she discusses her perspective on social, economic, and racial issues of the time. She went into the real estate Commerce, Industry, and Labor and in 1984 opened her own office.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce and Industry
Interview date(s):
2011
Project:
Rosie The Riveter World War II American Home Front
Rights:
Pursley, Marilyn. "Marilyn Pursley: 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, .