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Document Details


Title: Emilie Cook
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: Women's History: Rosie the Riveter Revisited
Description: Emilie Cook was working at Douglas, Santa Monica, when the war began. This was the first job she had since she married, and probably would not have joined the work force had her husband lived. Following his death, realizing she had to support her two children, she went to business college and then applied at Douglas when she completed her course.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Cook, Emilie
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Counselor; Homemaker; Secretary
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: California; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aircraft industry; California; North America; Oral history; United States; Women employees; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--War work; World War, 1939-1945--Women
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035391-38957