When I Was A Worker Like Laverne

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  • When I Was A Worker Like Laverne

  • Artist: Skip Blumberg
  • Year: 1975
  • Duration: 29:00
  • Country: United States
  • Focusing on the Sear Merchandise mail-order warehouse in documentary approach begins as an informative look at the mail order distribution process, and ends as a candid observation of management/labor relations. A plant supervisor narrates and guides the tour along the conveyor belt system that connects the stages of the mail order trajectory, which becomes Blumberg s storyline. Employee satisfaction, job efficiency, and labor standardizations are conveyed through brief interviews with the workers along the belt, culminating in a confrontational dialogue between a black female emplyee and her white male employer.

  • Accession #: 1770
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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