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This interview is one of a series conducted with former employees of the Huntington Owens-Illinois, Inc. glass bottle factory. Mr. Carl Dial, born May 28, 1923, began working at the Owens glass plant in 1950 in the batch and furnace department. He later moved to the maintenance department and then to the forming department. In this interview, Mr. Dial discusses the details of the jobs he performed at the plant, the friends he made at the plant, and his many family members who also worked there. Furthermore, Mr. Dial talks about work injuries, computerization and automation, union activities and strikes, and gender and race discrimination. Finally, Mr. Dial discusses his family, friends, social activities, and the retirement organization.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-510.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-510, Huntington, WV.