[Donald Perry discusses his career as a production worker, booth cleaner, maintenance oiler, and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing MI].

Don discusses being hired in 1972, getting laid off, and joining the Air Force. He returned to Fisher as a booth cleaner. Don discusses safety procedures and training and comments on the death of three booth cleaners in 1982. Don transferred to Oiler and he describes their work, factory life as a ma...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Perry, Donald (Interviewee)
Fleming, Michael (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (56 min., 44 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software
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Don discusses being hired in 1972, getting laid off, and joining the Air Force. He returned to Fisher as a booth cleaner. Don discusses safety procedures and training and comments on the death of three booth cleaners in 1982. Don transferred to Oiler and he describes their work, factory life as a maintenance worker, overtime, the Emergency Response Team, and his community involvement.
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Call Number:Voice 15546
Playing Time:00:56:44
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewee, Donald Perry ; interviewers, Michael Fleming, Cheryl McQuaid, John Fedewa, Marilyn Coulter, Jerri Smith.
Event Details:
Recorded on Jan. 27, 2006 as part of the United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project.