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dc.contributor.authorNewberry, James
dc.contributor.otherForinger, Leona
dc.coverage.spatialLong Beach, California
dc.identifier.citationLeona Foringer Interview, 2016-12-05, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
dc.descriptionBorn in Texas in 1919, Lee Foringer married at the start of World War II and moved to Long Beach, California. When her husband joined the Army Air Corps, she found a job at Douglas Aircraft as a riveter building B-17s and B-19s. Foringer continued to work after she became pregnant with her first child. After the war she worked as a buyer for women’s dress shops. She recorded her oral history interview at Kennesaw State University in December 2016.
dc.description.abstractOral history interview of Lee Foringer, home front worker during WWII.
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dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Museum of History and Holocaust Education or the Kennesaw State University Archives.
dc.subjectForinger, Leona.
dc.subjectPearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.
dc.subjectVideo recordings
dc.subjectWorld War, 1939-1945--War work.
dc.subjectWomen aircraft industry employees.
dc.subjectWorld War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States.
dc.subjectOral histories.
dc.titleLeona Foringer Interview

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