Janes, Alene

Date:
9-11-1980
Length:
60 minutes.
Interviewer:
Bobo, Mary
Transcription available:
yes
Series:
Louisville and Nashville Railroad
Series ID:
9999_006
Interview Number(s):
__985
Summary:
Mrs. Janes is a housewife living in the Louisville area who was among hundreds of women employed by the L&N Railroad during World War II. Main topics: Family connections with the L&N Railroad; work at the L&N local freight office; work situation for women during World War II; Mrs. Janes' father's work experiences including a connection with black Louisville artist Bert Hurley; L&N connections with South Louisville neighborhoods; train trips over the years.
Topic(s):
Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company, Women railroad employees