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COLLECTION Identifier: B/W776; Vt-64

Records of the Winnie the Welder Oral History Project, 1943-1992

Overview

Transcripts of interviews, correspondence, photographs, clippings, and videotapes of the Winnie the Welder Oral History Project, conducted by the seventh grade class of the Broad Meadows Middle School in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Dates

  • 1943-1992

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Winnie the Welder Oral History Project as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

2 folders
4 videotapes
Collection includes transcripts of interviews, correspondence, photographs, clippings, and videotapes. All are of the videotapes are 1/2" with sound and color. None of the videotaped interviews have written transcripts.

HISTORY

The Winnie the Welder Oral History Project was conducted by the seventh grade class of the Broad Meadows Middle School, Quincy, Mass., under its teacher, Ronald G. Adams. It focused on the first women hired as ship-builders at the Quincy Fore River Shipyard and Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard during World War II.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 92-M186

The records of the Winnie the Welder Oral History Project were given to the Schlesinger Library in November 1992 by Ronald G. Adams and the Broad Meadows Middle School, Quincy, Massachusetts.

Processing Information

Processed: March 1995

By: Katherine Herrlich

Updated: July 2016

By: Johanna Carll
Link to catalog
Title
Winnie the Welder Oral History Project. Records of the Winnie the Welder Oral History Project, 1943-1992: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00974

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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