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

Derrick tells of moving to Lansing in 1957 so his father could get a job at Fisher, growing up near the plant and being hired in August 1978. He tells about his experiences in the Body and Paint Shops, dealing with racial diversity and animosity, hazards in the plant, his union activity, and appoint...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Quinney, Derrick (Interviewee)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Coulter, Marilyn (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Fleming, Michael (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Nicholson, Earl (Interviewer)
Judy, Gary (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (116 min., 55 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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