[Walter Bennefield, an African American, discusses his career as a UAW production worker and GM production manager at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Walt describes being overwhelmed when he was hired in September 1968, joining management in 1978 and finding it difficult to supervise people he worked with on the line. Walt describes a typical day for supervisors, the dress code for supervisors, meeting his wife in the plant and their struggles wi...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Bennefield, Walter (Interviewee)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (81 min., 31 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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