G. Robert Vincent Voice Library
Lansing Auto Town Gallery

Rudolfo (Rudy) Reyes, a Hispanic American, discusses his career as a production worker and UAW member at the Fisher Body plant in Lansing, MI

Rudy talks about being hired, quitting, and being hired again in April 1969 and his father's resistance to Rudy working at Fisher. He describes a variety of jobs, work on the second shift, his union activity, union community service and his passion for helping people, achieving elected office in Local 602, and the strike in 1970.

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