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Collection Details


Collection Name: Winnie the Welder Oral History Project
Repository Name: Harvard University. Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Schlesinger Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Local Identifier: B/W776; Vt-64
Dates Spanned: 1992-1992
Description: The Winnie the Welder Oral History Project was conducted by the seventh grade class of the Broad Meadows Middle School, Quincy, Mass., under its teacher, Ronald G. Adams. It focused on the first women hired as shipbuilders at the Quincy Fore River Shipyard and Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard during World War II.
Finding Aid: Winnie the Welder Oral History Project
Broad Subjects: Women's Studies; Industry and Labor; Economics; Wars and Conflicts
ASP Subjects: Massachusetts; Oral history; Quincy, MA; Shipyards; United States; Welders (Persons); Welding; Women employees; World War, 1939-1945--War work; World War, 1939-1945--Women
Collection Code: OHC0001007