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Document Details


Title: Arch Wallen
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: Arch Wallen was on the management team of Douglas (in Santa Monica) and was intimately involved with the planning of the new Douglas, Long Beach plant. He was interviewed as part of the Rosie the Riveter project for his expertise on aircraft production and to provide background on the establishment of the Long Beach plant. He was eager to assist the project and helped the staff to understand some of the technical aspects of aircraft production.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Wallen, Arch
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Aircraft company executive; Manager
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: OHI0035428-38994