The Flint Sit-Down Strike Audio Presentation


See, what was evident in the very beginning among all these [inaudible] uh... but there were the Italians, there was a large ethnic Italian group, and particularly at Ford's. Over there there were Poles, Czeck, or Ugoslav, if they had any connection with the socialist movement in Europe, or any connection with the socialist movement here, they were the pioneers. They were the first to join the union.

Show Transcript Speaker: Stanley Novak. Interviewed by U-M Flint Labor History Project. Date of interview: 9-9-1979. Edited by Michael Van Dyke.

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