Employment on the Home Front

Employment During WWII- Group Oral Hist Project from UMW History on Vimeo. This is a collaboration of interviews that discusses employment on the World War II American Home Front. It contributes to the Rosie the Riveter World War II American Home Front Oral History Research Project. … [Read more...]

Mary Oakey Interview

Mary Oakey Interview- Oral History from UMW History on Vimeo. Mary Oakey was born in 1919 in Pennsylvania. Her difficulties during her childhood made her independent after she found a job. She remembers that time of her life as being the best time of her life. Although she recognized the sadness of the war, she chose for it not to affect her personal situation. … [Read more...]

Claudean Lindhorst Interview

Claudean Lindhorst Interview- Oral History from UMW History on Vimeo. Claudean Lindhorst was born in 1927 in Texas. She moved to California, following her mother, and found her husband. She worked at the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company throughout the war. She recollects her experiences of wartime life and of the communities where she lived. Claudean Lindhorst remembers her home front experience as a time of service and productivity. … [Read more...]

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