G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Sam Fountain discusses his career as a skilled trades millwright and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Sam describes being hired in September 1968, commuting from Lakeview, MI, and spending ten years on the assembly line. He talks about friction between production workers and trades, performing "government jobs," women in trades, minorities, friendships, conveyor breaks and a car pile-up, labor management relations, and the closing of the plant.

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