G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Quirino (Sal) Salazar, a Hispanic American, discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Sal describes his childhood in Texas as a farm laborer, his Army and National Guard experience, and work in the plant cafeteria before being hired by Fisher in October 1968. He describes factory life, jobs he did, pranks, relations with coworkers and supervisors, and his role in the change to a team based system. Sal talks about his family connections to GM and his active social life in and outside the plant.

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