[Eldridge Cook, African-American GM Manager, discusses his career at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Cookie talks about college and teaching in Mississippi, coming to Lansing in 1963 and 1964 to work summers in the factory and returning south to teach in the fall. In 1965, Cookie permanently hired into Fisher. He describes a workplace with few minorities and one black supervisor. Cookie comments on...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Cook, Eldridge (Interviewee)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Nicholson, Earl (Interviewer)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Judy, Gary (Interviewer)
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (65 min., 45 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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