Oral History Project Links:

Rosie The Riveter WWII American Homefront Project  at the University of California Berkeley

Southern Oral History Project  at the University of North Carolina

Rosie The Riveter Trust  through the National Parks Service

The Oral History Project of the Vietnam Archive  at Texas Tech University

The Real Rosie The Riveter Project  at New York Univeristy

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