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MotorCities memories oral history project

Repository: University of Michigan--Dearborn. Mardigian Library

Collection Description (CRHP): The Center for the Study of Automotive Heritage at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is currently conducting oral history interviews in a joint project with The Automobile National Heritage Area (ANHA). The project involves videotaping interviews with workers from the Ford Village Industry Mills.

In this series, see especially interviews with Congressman John Dingell (civil rights legislation), Douglas Fraser (shifts in labor demographics), Janice Trimpe (memorializing the Flint sit-down strike), and Quill Pettway (race relations, civil disturbances, unionization).

Access Copy Note: Information about individual interviews may be accessed through the library catalog.

Date(s): 2003-

Digital Status: Yes

Extent: videodiscs: sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Language: English

Related Archival Items: More information about the Flint sit-down strike is available in the collections of the University of Michigan--Flint.

Interviewees: John Dingell, Douglas Fraser, Janice Trimpe, Quill Pettway

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Michigan
Automobile industry and trade
Discrimination in employment
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO)
Labor--History
Legislation
Riots--Michigan--Detroit
Strikes and lockouts

Genres:

Interviews
Videorecordings

 

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