[Mark Kirkey discusses his career as a production worker, skilled trades toolmaker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Mark describes being hired in November 1984 after working at Lindel Drop Forge and Jet Die & Engineering. He describes the differences between Fisher and his other workplaces and his motive for coming to Fisher. Mark talks about the duties of a toolmaker, life in the plant, overtime, and relations w...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Kirkey, Mark (Interviewee)
Fleming, Michael (Interviewer)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Howard, Doreen (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Johnson, Linda (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2005]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (37 min., 55 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software
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Mark describes being hired in November 1984 after working at Lindel Drop Forge and Jet Die & Engineering. He describes the differences between Fisher and his other workplaces and his motive for coming to Fisher. Mark talks about the duties of a toolmaker, life in the plant, overtime, and relations with management and production.
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Call Number:Voice 15530
Playing Time:00:37:55
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewee, Mark Kirkey ; interviewers, Michael Fleming, Marilyn Coulter, Cheryl McQuaid, Doreen Howard, Doug Rademacher, Linda Johnson, John Fedewa.
Event Details:
Recorded on Oct. 14, 2005, as part of the United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project.