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Document Details


Title: Margarita Salazar McSweyn
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: Margarita Salazar McSweyn was twenty five when she went to work at the Lockheed subassembly plant in Los Angeles in 1942. She had been working as a beautician, and kept hearing stories from her clients about the good money to be had in aircraft.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: McSweyn, Margarita Salazar
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: New Mexico; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Beautician; Factory worker
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: OHI0035410-38976