CBreaux Speaks


Richmond Community Activist Wins National Honor

From the March 17, 2006 Berkeley Daily Planet Newspaper Edition

Richmond Park Preserves Rosie The Riveter History

From the July 30, 2007 Oakland Tribune & Contra Costa Times

Betty Reid Soskin: One Woman's Role In Local World War II History

From the May 21, 2012 Oakland Local Newspaper

Betty Reid Soskin Oral History Interview For The Rosie The Riveter World War II Homefront Project
UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office

Note: Scroll Down Near The Bottom Of The Page To Download The PDF Transcript Of The 2002 Oral History Interview With Betty Reid Soskin

Of Lost Conversations

YouTube Video On African-Americans In The World War II Effort In Richmond, California, Written And Narrated By Betty Reid Soskin

Rosie The Riveter National Historical Park

Richmond, California

The Greatest Wartime Home Front Mobilization

California Historian Article
By Betty Reid Soskin

The Charbonnet Pages

Paternal Family of Betty Reid Soskin



Daughter of Dorson and Lottie Charbonnet, Granddaughter of George Allen III and Julia LaRose Allen, Great-Granddaughter of George Allen II and Leontyne "Mama" Breaux Allen of St. James Parish, Louisiana

Family Journeys—The Migration Of African-American Families
Presentation by Betty Reid Soskin
February 13, 2011
Black Repteratory Theater, Berkeley, California