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

Beverly talks about being hired in October 1979, finding Fisher scary and amazing, and crying her entire first night. She describes being injured and out on Workers Comp. Beverly comments on dinners, relations with supervisors and coworkers, her union activity and the benefits.

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: McKelvey, Beverly (Interviewee)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Fleming, Michael (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Published: [2005]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (56 min., 41 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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