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This interview is one of a series conducted with former employees of the Huntington Owens-Illinois, Inc. glass bottle factory. Mrs. Polly Brown, born February 11, 1933, worked as a selector in the Owens glass plant from 1954 until 1993 when she retired. In this interview, Mrs. Brown discusses her work at the plant, the problems of discrimination against women and blacks, the difficulty she had balancing work and family, social activities and friends from her work, union activities, and worker- management relations. Mrs. Brown is a very strong, out-spoken woman who talks about her experiences of happiness and friendship as well as anger and resentment.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-504.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-504, Huntington, WV.