Jane Tucker describes her mother's job as a switchboard or telephone operator in Lineville, Alabama, before World War II.

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This channel includes video clips from Jane Tucker's oral history interview, in which she describes her experiences working as a rod welder for the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation in Savannah, Georgia during World War II.

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This channel includes video clips from Jane Tucker's oral history interview, in which she describes her experiences working as a rod welder for the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation in Savannah, Georgia during World War II.

Born in Lineville, Alabama in 1927, Jane Tucker moved to Savannah to get a job at Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation during World War II. She became a rod welder and made $1.20 an hour. After the war she attended Northwestern University and became a dental hygienist. In 2010 she started the Rome, Georgia, chapter of the American Rosie the Riveter Association.

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