Interview with John S. Scott, Jr., September 9, 1976, Janesville, Wisconsin
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Scott, John S., Jr
DescriptionClem Imhoff interviews John S. Scott, Jr. on September 9, 1976 in Janesville, Wisconsin. Scott tells of his move from Chicago to Janesville, his job at the Janesville Country Club, his work at the Chicago Northwestern Railroad in South Janesville, his union membership with the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen, and his involvement with the church. Scott also discusses his work with General Motors, Beloit Iron Works, and Fisher Auto Body, and discrimination in those places and with the union local.This oral history is from a series of tape-recorded interviews conducted by Clem Imhoff for the Janesville Bicentennial Committee with twelve Janesville, Wisconsin, men active in the local labor movement, primarily in the 1920s through 1940s. The men belonged to the firefighters, teamsters, and the auto, rubber, electrical, and textile workers unions and worked at the Parker Pen Company, Rock River Woolen Mills, Fisher Auto Body Plant, General Motors plant, Samson Tractor Company, and Fair
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