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Sara Willis Oral History
Sara Willis is an electrician at the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant. Willis grew up in Grand Rapids and moved to Detroit in the early 1980ís to care for her ailing grandmother. She applied...
J.W. Oral History
J.W. is a metal model maker and a trainer with the UAW. Born and raised in Flint, MI J.W. went to work on the line at Delphi East in the mid 1970ís. She worked on the line for 10 years, took the...
Carrie Wells Oral History
In this interview Carrie Wells, a tile setter from Detroit recalls how she entered the tile setting trade after attending college and working in a radio station. Wells explains the apprenticeship...
Elaine Crawford Oral History
Elaine Crawford was the first women hired at the Ford Motor Co. Rouge engine plant since the Korean War. She was encouraged by a coworker to take the skilled trades test and after scoring very high...
Linda Bart and Judy Ellul Oral History
In this interview, sisters Linda Bart and Judy Ellul discuss their careers as rod busters. Bart entered the federally funded Trade Union Leadership Council in Detroit in 1979 and accepted a position...
M.G. Oral History
M.G. is a member of Local 659 and is an Electrician at Flint Engine South. M.G began working at GM and after spending several years on the production line she began to seek a more demanding position.
Ann Francis Oral History
Ann Francis, a member of UAW Local 652, was a pipefitter, recruiter and instructor for the UAW-GM apprentice program at Oldsmobile plant in Lansing until her retirement. Francis joined the Peace...
Eva Caradonna Oral History
Eva Cardonna grew up Detroit and worked as a medical technician in a Doctors office for 20 years. Cardonna was looking for a change and after completing a carpentry class enrolled at the Ferndale...
William Schumer Oral History
Interview with Mike Smith, covering Schumer's career as a business owner of the General Linen and Uniform Company in Detroit and his personal and professional involvement with the Jewish community.
Vincent Sombrotto Oral History
Interview with Mike Smith covering his personal life and career with National Association of Letter Carriers, especially his leadership, as New York City branch president, of the 1970 wildcat strike...

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