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This interview is one of a series conducted with former employees of the Huntington Owens-Illinois, Inc. glass bottle factory. Ms. Sandra Peterson, born July 30, 1941, worked at the Owens glass plant for twenty-eight years as the Personnel secretary. In this interview, Ms. Peterson discusses the details of her job, company-sponsored activities, worker-management relations, and the many changes which occurred over the years with both management and technology. Ms. Peterson talks about the many friends she made at the factory and the difficulty and sadness of the final months at work before the plant shut down. Ms. Peterson was laid off when the plant closed in December of 1993.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-521.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-521, Huntington, WV.