[Debra Burpee discusses her career as a UAW production worker and material handler at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Debra describes being hired in September 1976, her first job, first boss, and working in the Body Shop. She talks about women in the factory, blatant sexism, and the nature of the work. Debra talks about meeting Gary, becoming friends and eventually marrying. Gary joins the interview to describe som...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Burpee, Debra (Interviewee), Burpee, Gary (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 (39 min., 7 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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