G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Ora Calhoun, an African American, discusses her career as a UAW production worker and GM production supervisor at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Ora tells about her life prior to hiring in at Fisher Body in October 1978. She describes her first day on the job in the Paint Shop, joining management, women in the factory, sexism, the special paint clothing and safety. Ora also talks about the social aspects of holiday lunches, softball, bowling, and pranks.

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