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Document Details


Title: Maria Fierro
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: Maria Fierro had been an been an agricultural worker prior to her employment at Douglas. Fierro was the second of eleven children. After finishing grammar school, she began working in the fields of the ranch that her father and uncle leased in Fountain Valley and later did seasonal packing house work.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Fierro, Maria
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Factory worker; Laborer
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: OHI0035395-38961