G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Lue (Loo) Sudduth, an African American, discusses his 35-year career as a UAW production worker and GM manager at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Lue talks about being hired in November 1954 and going to the Paint Shop. He discusses becoming a paint mixer and being one of the first blacks put on supervision. Lue talks about the technical duties of paint mix, swing shifts, women in the plant, and his family.

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