From Many, One: Maria Isabel Solis Thomas, Shipyard Worker

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 12 minutes
Date Posted: 4/6/2012

Maria Isabel Solis Thomas moved across the country to work in a shipyard on the World War II home front.  Listen to her story, and then study the supporting primary sources to answer the discussion questions. This resource is part of a series called “Maritime Voices: Merchant Mariners and Shipyard Workers Remember WWII,” which includes four perspectives on non-military service during World War II.

This resource includes a teacher guide, student worksheet, downloadable audio, images of supporting primary sources, and discussion questions.

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