[Karel (Frizz) Taborsky discusses his career as a UAW skilled trades electrician and a GM maintenance manager at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Karel discusses his childhood in the neighborhood near Fisher, how he got his nickname, his time in the U.S. Army, and hiring into Fisher in July 1971. Frizz talks about being hired straight into the apprentice program, being paid to learn, women on trades and life in the factory. He discusses his...

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Taborsky, Karel (Interviewee)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Nicholson, Earl (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Judy, Gary (Interviewer)
Martínez, Josefina (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (69 min., 12 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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