Violet Johnson

Acknowledgements: 

This interview was made possible by the generous support of Jack and Valerie Rowe.

Born in Klingertown, Pennsylvania (near Harrisburg) and raised on a farm, Violet Johnson moved to Baltimore to work as a drill press operator for the Martin Aircraft Company. She describes her childhood on the farm, her work at the factory and her life as a young woman living alone in the big city in great detail.