[Amer H. Brooks discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Amer talks about coming to Lansing from Tennessee, being hired in May 1953 and being placed on the "cab line" to build convertibles. Amer describes a factory with few women and minorities and lots of hard work. He describes changing into work clothes right on the factory floor, the old time clock sy...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Brooks, Amer H. (Interviewee)
Howard, Doreen (Interviewer)
Johnson, Linda (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Published: [2005]
Online Access:
Local Note:
MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (50 min., 16 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

Online Access

Listen to sound recording - All users (Michigan State University Libraries)

MSU Vincent Voice Library - Digital, 4 West

Holdings details from MSU Vincent Voice Library - Digital, 4 West
Call Number: Voice 15482
Voice 15482 Library Use Only Get this

MSU Online Resource

Holdings details from MSU Online Resource
Call Number: Voice 15482
Online Available