Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page

Document Details


Title: Lupe Purdy
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: Lupe Purdy was working in the garment industry in Los Angeles before she went to work at Douglas Aircraft for two years. Although she had a mechanical aptitude and liked acquiring and using the skills she learned at Douglas, ultimately the unpleasant working conditions and strained family life took its toll.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Purdy, Lupe
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Factory employee; Homemaker
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: OHI0035420-38986