G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Atanacio (Nacho) Trigo Jr., and Preciliano (Chano) Anguiano, both Hispanic Americans, discuss their careers at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Nacho tells of being hired in 1965 after being a migrant worker in Michigan and Minnesota. Chano tells of being hired in 1970 to earn money to buy a car. Both men tell of their first days in the plant, placement on tough jobs, discrimination, language difficulties, the 1970 strike and the UAW.

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