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"Everybody was working in munition factories that could at Grand Island and Hastings, all over. They were making very good money working there for that time…
   "I had a lot of my friends went to Grand Island every day to work, or to Hastings… And the women took over a lot of men's jobs in town. Like, you know, I probably never would have worked in a bar with my family and everything. But, my husband was gone, and so I did his job."

Freddie Oglesby – Working Women

   

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