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This interview is one of a series conducted with former employees of the Huntington Owens-Illinois, Inc. glass bottle factory. Kenny Partlow was an employee at the Owens Illinois glass plant. He discusses: his employment history (at Owens Illinois and elsewhere); different jobs and duties at the plant; labor unions (including one that Mr. Partlow was president of); strikes and lockouts; machines taking jobs from employees; individuals such as Denny Silvis (a plant manager), Opal Mann, Kitty Dukakis, & Senator Ned Jones; the closing of the plant; racial & gender integration at the plant some discussion of politics; a very brief section on eating buffalo/beefalo; sports (mainly boxing); his views on Huntington, WV; and economics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-537.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-537, Huntington, WV.