Frances "Fran" Carter Oral History Interview


Frances "Fran" Carter Oral History Interview
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Frances "Fran" Carter Oral History Interview
Frances "Fran" Carter Oral History Interview
Thanks! Plain and Simple
July 21 2016
In this interview, Fran Carter speaks about her childhood, summer employment, and becoming a primary school teacher on a defense certificate. Fran discusses the first time she heard about the bombing of Pearl Harbor. She discusses how she acquired a teaching job in Thaxton, Mississippi, after graduating from Wood College and how she went on to work in the defense industry a Birmingham Airline Center. After a brief career as a riveter, Fran recollects how she went back to teaching and became engaged. She ends the interview by discussing her non-profit organization, the Rosie the Riveter Association.
1h 16m 0s
Frances "Fran" Carter, Interview, National Home Front Project, Washington College, Chestertown Maryland.
Interview was recorded by Anne Montague and Nell Carter (daughter) through Thanks! Plain and Simple for the Starr Center of the American Experience National Homefront Project.
Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, NA [33.52066,-86.80249] [id:4049979]Springville, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States, NA [34.23177,-89.10368] [id:4447049]Wood Junior College, Webster, Mississippi, United States, NA [33.54623,-89.12534] [id:4451579]