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Collection Details


Collection Name: Wainwright Shipyard: The Impact of a World War II War Industry on Panama City, Florida
Repository Name: Florida State University. Reichelt Oral History Program [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Dates Spanned: 1992-1992
Description: These interviews were conducted in 1992 as research for Peggy D. Pelt's doctoral dissertation, "Wainwright Shipyard: The Impact of a World War II War Industry on Panama City, Florida." The eleven interviews in this collection are with civilian employees of the shipyard: Zema Cowan, Opal Reaver, Ruth Smeby, Mary Darr, Earle Boone, Millie Nauman, H. Mack Lewis, Mozelle Kasiah, Fannie Hutchinson, Runnell Poston, and "Bubber" Nelson.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 11
Broad Subjects: Women's Studies; Economics; Wars and Conflicts
ASP Subjects: Florida; Oral history; Panama City, FL; Shipyards; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--War work; World War, 1939-1945--Women
Collection Code: OHC0002789