[Richard (Dick) Sanborn discusses his career as a production worker and UAW Local 602 President at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI].

Dick talks about being raised on a farm and being hired in May 1955 while on strike at REO Motor Works. He describes being scared and lost on the first day and finding the work "back breaking." Dick talks about having lead poisoning, the swing shift, commuting, pranks, long hours, and unemployment....

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Corporate Author: United Auto Workers Local 602/General Motors Oral History Project
Other Authors: Sanborn, Richard (Interviewee)
Rademacher, Doug (Interviewer)
Smith, Jerri (Interviewer)
Fedewa, John (Interviewer)
McQuaid, Cheryl (Interviewer)
Published: [2006]
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MSU: Gift of UAW/GM.
Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (67 min., 24 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software

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