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GM & UAW: In Their Own Words

James V. Johnston
James V. (Jack) Johnston was born in Chicago in 1906.  The family moved to Fontana in 1907.  He worked primarily with Fisher Auto Body from 1923 to 1964, holding a variety of jobs.  He was an early member of UAW Local 95 and served as vice-president during the union's formative years.  His tapes contain much information on a variety of work experiences at Fisher and on the early development of Local 95.

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