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Oral history interview with Leighton McLendon, 1975

Creator: McLendon, Leighton
Project: Continental Group project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 90 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Electrician.

Scope and Contents

Training as electrician and welder; Gair plant construction work, Savannah; duties as pulp mill and paper mill electrician; attitude towards union-management negotiations; history of electricians union; safety concerns, equipment, troubleshooting; summer youth employment program, bull gang work; changes in race relations in the South; Gair merger with Continental Can; industrial relations department; loss of fraternity in plant.

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