G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Harold E. Brown, an African American, discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Harold discusses his life prior to Fisher Body, being a GM Gypsy, working in Pontiac and Flint before coming to Lansing in May 1985 and having a confrontation with his boss on the first day. Harold describes commuting a long distance to work, the 1998 Flint strike, his activity in UAW Local 1753 and Local 602 and his election as Workers Compensation and Unemployment Chair for Local 602.

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