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A World War II journey : from Clarkesdale, Mississippi to Richmond, California, 1942 : oral history transcript / 1992.
BANC MSS 93/8 c
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Title:

A World War II journey: from Clarkesdale, Mississippi to Richmond, California, 1942 : oral history transcript / 1992
On the waterfront : an oral history of Richmond, California

Creator/Contributor:

Preston, Lucille Marklin, 1915-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Dunning, Judith, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Preston discusses her Mississippi childhood; move to Richmond, 1942; shipyard welder, 1942-1945: daily schedule, training program; press operator, Treasure Island, 1946-1966; North Richmond residence; North Richmond Baptist Church.

Date:

1992 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Personal narratives
African American women -- Interviews
Richmond (Calif.) -- History
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Lucille Preston ; an interview conducted by Judith K. Dunning in 1985.
Interviewed for On the Waterfront: an Oral History of Richmond, California.
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
This manuscript is available for research purposes. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, 486 Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
47 leaves ; 28 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z373d
BANC MSS 93/8 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is available for research purposes. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, 486 Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z373d