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Document Details


Title: Margaret White
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: Margaret White was born in Minnesota in 1905, the seventh of ten children. She worked as a domestic after she finished the tenth grade, until she married in 1925. Divorced three years later, and with a two year old daughter to support, she resumed work as a domestic, first in the Midwest and then in California, where she joined her sick sister in Long Beach in 1930.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: White, Margaret, 1905-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Speaker place of birth: Minnesota; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Domestic; Factory worker; 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: OHI0035429-38995