G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Alex Hernandez, a Hispanic American, discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Alex talks about growing up in the neighborhood, playing around the plant and his father's experience as a Fisher worker. Alex talks about being hired in March 1981 before he turned 18, making money, life in the factory, and his union involvement. He relates a story about men being allowed to work shirtless until a woman removed her shirt.

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