G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Hattie Greene, an African American, discusses her 40-year career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Hattie describes being hired in April 1953 and working in the Paint Shop. She talks about wages, undesirable jobs, and discrimination. Hattie discusses relations with coworkers, sexual harassment, swing shifts, family life, and day-to-day life in the factory.

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