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This interview is one of a series conducted with former employees of the Huntington Owens-Illinois, Inc. glass bottle factory. Opal Mann was an employee at Owens-Illinois, Inc. She discusses: brief mentions of her personal background, education, and family; her employment history and how she came to work at the glass plant during the Great Depression; her duties at the plant; descriptions of working with the glass; insurance; her marriages; filing grievances; labor unions & organizations such as the AFL (American Federation of Labor); individuals such as Ken Heckler & Jane McComas; sex discrimination; anecdotes about her work experiences; her relationships with co-workers; some discussion of D-Day and World War II; people she knew attending college; and her employment after the glass plant.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-535.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-535, Huntington, WV.