[Aristides (Art) Arvanites owns Harry's Bar on Verlinden Street across from the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Art discusses his life and career as a Greek immigrant moving to Lansing and the history of the bar including its use as a UAW strike headquarters and soup kitchen. Art talks about the services the bar provided workers such as paycheck cashing, parking, fast lunches, and a friendly environment. He t...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Arvanites, Aristides (Interviewee)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (77 min., 57 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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