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This interview is one of a series conducted with former employees of the Huntington Owens-Illinois, Inc. glass bottle factory. This is a lively interview, conducted with a somewhat atypical ex-Owens employee, Dr. Virginia Plumley, who at the time of the interview was employed at Marshall University. Dr. Plumley describes the trajectory of her career before, during, and after her years at Owens (where she worked in a primarily secretarial and bookkeeping capacity), in the process of which she discusses her experience of sexual discrimination and gives her opinion of various union activities and management techniques. She gives a rich detailed description of the time she spent at Owens doing selecting work, one of the most tedious jobs in the factory. The interview ends with a discussion of Plumley's stance toward the feminist movement.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-515.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-515, Huntington, WV.