The Flint Sit-Down Strike Audio Presentation


I was in there for around twenty-two... twenty-five days something like that then my Phyllis was sick, that's my youngest. She was just real small. You know. And then I went out. We use to have outside a rope and a pail and somebody would say your wife is out there want to see you. They'd bring us lunches. And different things, you know, something that you'd like.

And we'd divide it up amongst the boys anyway. And she'd make a whole chicken see, have it there and have it nice and warm. And we'd sit and have a bucket and they'd but it in that bucket and we'd pull it up to the second floor, see. And that's the way that you would get your messages, see.

Show Transcript Speaker: Ed Erlich. Interviewed by U-M Flint Labor History Project. Date of interview: 7-3-1978. Edited by Michael Van Dyke.

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