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Jane Tucker: We Can Do It!

Jane Tucker describes changing perceptions of women's work in World War II.

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Jane Tucker: "Women did not wear pants."

Jane Tucker remembers the shock of wearing pants on the job at the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation in Savannah during World War II.

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Jane Tucker: War Bonds

Jane Tucker discusses the value of war bonds during World War II.

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Jane Tucker: Troop Trains

Jane Tucker describes her family's train trip to Savannah to obtain jobs at the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation.

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Jane Tucker: Ration Books

Jane Tucker discusses some of the items rationed during World War II.

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Jane Tucker: College Tuition

Jane Tucker describes how she managed to pay for college.

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Jane Tucker: Pearl Harbor

Jane Tucker remembers where she was when she heard the news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Jane Tucker: One Jewish Family

Jane Tucker discusses the commonplace anti-Semitism present in her hometown.

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Jane Tucker: $1.20 an Hour

Jane Tucker describes her jump in salary after getting a job at the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation in Savannah during World War II.

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Jane Tucker: Switchboard Operator

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

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Jane Tucker: Machinists Strike

Jane Tucker describes a weeklong period when the machinists at the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation struck for more money.

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Jane Tucker: "She Volunteered."

Jane Tucker discusses her sister's work at the Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation.

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Jane Tucker: Wartime Housing

"I didn't have running water 'till I was 16," says Jane Tucker of the duplex apartment she lived in after moving to Savannah to get a job at the Southeastern Shipbuilding…

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Jane Tucker: Dating a Serviceman

"Do what you can for the serviceman," Jane Tucker says, recalling a common motto during World War II. In the clip Tucker describes a soldier who took her on several dates to USO dances.

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Jane Tucker: Flash Burns

Jane Tucker describes one of the most painful injuries sustained by rod welders, the flash burn.

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Jane Tucker: "Damn Yankees"

Jane Tucker discusses her perception of people from the north prior to World War II (ADULT LANGUAGE WARNING).

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