[Fonnie Price, an African American, discusses his career as a UAW production worker, skilled trades millwright, then GM maintenance manager at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Fonnie talks about working for Studebaker in South Bend and coming to Fisher in April 1955. He describes a workplace with few blacks placed on the worst jobs, being placed in the lead solder booth and receiving blood tests for lead exposure. Fonnie describes his move to skilled trades, racial issues...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Price, Fonnie (Interviewee)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Judy, Gary (Interviewer)
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (62 min., 54 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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