[James Howlett, an African American, discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

James recalls being hired in February 1970 in the Body Shop. He describes being petrified and having to find restrooms and the cafeteria by himself. James talks about the 1970 strike for 30 and Out. He speaks of his transfer to Environmental Services and participating in bowling and billiard leagues...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Howlett, James (James Allen) (Interviewee)
Howard, Doreen (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2005]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (28 min., 55 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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