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B/W776; Vt-64

Winnie the Welder Oral History Project. Records of the Winnie the Welder Oral History Project, 1943-1992: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: B/W776; Vt-64
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Winnie the Welder Oral History Project
Title: Records of the Winnie the Welder Oral History Project, 1943-1992
Date(s): 1943-1992
Quantity: 2 folders
Quantity: 4 videotapes
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: 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.

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

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.

Preferred Citation:

Winnie the Welder Oral History Project Records, 1943-1992; item description, dates. B/W776 or Vt-64, folder # or reel #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

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.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

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.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Occupations--Massachusetts--Quincy
Oral histories
Transcripts
Videotapes
Women--Employment--Massachusetts
Women welders--Massachusetts
World War, 1939-1945--Women--Massachusetts

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