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Document Details


Title: Marye Stumph
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: Marye Stumph was born in Geneva, Ohio, where she was raised by her mother and her grandmother. After high school graduation, when her mother's millinery business failed, they moved to Cleveland, where Stumph had to get a job, giving up her dream of going to art school. She married a year later in 1928 and moved with her husband to Akron, where she lived with her two children until the marriage failed. She returned to her home town and worked in a factory there until moving to California in 1940.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Stumph, Marye
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Geneva, OH; Ohio; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Administrative assistant; 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: OHI0035427-38993