G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Gerald (Jerry) Taylor discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Jerry talks about being hired in April 1968, his first day in the Paint Shop, hazards in the paint booths and life in the factory. Jerry comments on public perceptions of factory workers, his union activity and his responsibilities as Workers Compensation Chair.

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