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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. Donald Brown, born November 15, 1932, worked many jobs at the Owens glass plant over the course of thirty years. In this interview, Mr. Brown discusses the details of those jobs, union activities, and the steady decline in the working conditions at the plant. He expresses his personal feelings regarding women workers and the equal rights laws, worker relations, and race relations at the plant. Mr. Brown retired in 1993 shortly before the plant shutdown.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-528.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-528, Huntington, WV.