[Ora Calhoun, an African American, discusses her career as a UAW production worker and GM production supervisor at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Ora tells about her life prior to hiring in at Fisher Body in October 1978. She describes her first day on the job in the Paint Shop, joining management, women in the factory, sexism, the special paint clothing and safety. Ora also talks about the social aspects of holiday lunches, softball, bowling...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Calhoun, Ora (Interviewee)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
Fleming, Michael (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2005]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (54 min., 21 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software
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Ora tells about her life prior to hiring in at Fisher Body in October 1978. She describes her first day on the job in the Paint Shop, joining management, women in the factory, sexism, the special paint clothing and safety. Ora also talks about the social aspects of holiday lunches, softball, bowling, and pranks.
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Call Number:Voice 15487
Playing Time:00:54:21
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewee, Ora Calhoun ; interviewers, Marilyn Coulter, Michael Fleming, Cheryl McQuaid, Jerri Smith, Doug Rademacher, John Fedewa.
Event Details:
Recorded on Dec. 5, 2005, as part of the United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project.