[Earl Nicholson Sr., an African American, discusses his career as a UAW production worker and GM manager at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Earl talks about being hired in April 1963, first impressions of the factory, black workers assigned to the body shop, and union sympathies. Earl was the first black supervisor at Fisher and tells of making the transition from hourly to supervision, the effect of the BOC reorganization on managers,...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Nicholson, Earl (Interviewee)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (89 min., 48 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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