G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Donald and Doreen Brown discuss their careers as production workers and UAW members at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Don talks about his union activity and experiences as the Chair of the Bargaining Committee, collection of union dues, and strikes. He met Caesar Chavez, Walter Reuther and Doug Frasier. Doreen talks about the experiences of women in the plant, building the Local 602 Union Hall, and changes observed between 1950 and 1984.

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