[Lloyd Service discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Lloyd talks about being hired in November 1951, his first day in Trim putting on door handles and receiving no orientation. He describes the swing shift, having no breaks, use of foul language, and some pranks. Lloyd talks about his union involvement and 15 years as a committeeman, being a strike ca...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Service, Lloyd (Interviewee)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Howard, Doreen (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Fleming, Michael (Interviewer)
Language:English
Published: [2005]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (70 min., 25 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software
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Lloyd talks about being hired in November 1951, his first day in Trim putting on door handles and receiving no orientation. He describes the swing shift, having no breaks, use of foul language, and some pranks. Lloyd talks about his union involvement and 15 years as a committeeman, being a strike captain in the 1960s, and preventing the delivery of paychecks to the plant during a strike.
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Call Number:Voice 15562
Playing Time:01:20:25
System Details:Mode of Access: World Wide Web.
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Interviewee, Lloyd Service ; interviewers, Jerri Smith, Doug Rademacher, Doreen Howard, Cheryl McQuaid, Michael Fleming.
Event Details:
Recorded on Nov. 1, 2005 as part of the United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project.