[Dorothy Stevens discusses her pioneering career as a production worker and member of the UAW Bargaining Committee at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Dorothy tells about being hired in December 1952. She describes the brutal work, working conditions, the swing shift, lack of relief and the disparate treatment of women including lower pay and no restrooms. Dorothy also tells about being the first woman to exercise her contractual rights to transfe...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Stevens, Dorothy (Interviewee)
Johnson, Linda (Interviewer)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Howard, Doreen (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Fleming, Michael (Interviewer)
Berry, Kathryn (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Martinez, Josie (Interviewer)
Published: [2005]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (54 min., 28 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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