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Also talks about how they had to burn burlap when the company shut off the heat.
Black Janitors
Cecil Hendricks believes that lack of support for the union caused the failure of the strikes in the early 1930s.
Earl Crompton discusses the role of black workers in the automotive plants in Flint.
Earl Hubbard discusses the poor working conditions in the Standard Cotton plant which led the workers to strike.
Earl Hubbard talks about how he first learned of the union.
Earl Hubbard talks about life inside the plants.
Earl Hubbard talks about the conditions inside Standard Cotton plant during the strike.
Evelyn Gillette describes her life as the wife of a striker.
Frank Funk talks about an early organization attempt in 1933
Genora Johnson describes her role in the Social party during the time of the strikes in Flint.
Gillian K. nearly lost his job for eating candy on the line
Irving King talks about ridding the new union of Communists
JD Dotson tried to start organizing a union in 1929 with four other people.
Kraus feels that the necessity of a strike was recognized as early as 1935
Leo Connelly was threatened by the general foreman
Mearl Sipes contrasts the Steward System with the Committee System.
Mearl Sipes discusses the repercussions of the split between the AFL and the CIO.
Mearl Sipes says that the supporters of the union were not against the company.
Mearl Sipes stresses the importance of education in the formation of the union.
Milton Jones discusses early union activity in Flint.
Mrs. Larson's husband, a Fisher 2 worker, was shot during the Battle of Bulls' Run.
Otis Kenneth Gillian recalls an incident in which he was nearly fired for eating a candy bar on the job.
Robert Mamero tells the story of the Battle of Bulls' Run.
Sitdown
Strike Methodology
Wages and Conditions at G.M.
William Connelly talks about the struggle between the police and the strikers at Fisher 2 during the Battle of Bulls' Run.
William Genske, a staff member for the UAW, gives some background information on conversion and the union.
 

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