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"There were lots of women working the line. In fact, it was mostly women. There wasn't a lot of men. And then, like I told you before, there was – Once in a while, there'd be a young boy that wouldn't be in the service yet. But, he'd be out there working. And then about the time you'd see him, well then, he'd get called and he'd be gone. So, I only – I think I only knew two or three boys that ever worked out there. And didn't know them very well, because they were never there very long…
   "I was part of the war effort."

Mildred Hopkins – Women on the Bomb Line

   

Other Excerpts from Mildred Hopkins’ Interview:

Rationing
Explosion at Cornhusker Ordnance Plant
Getting Married
Cornhusker Football during the War