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Browse the Reuther's audio clips for miscellaneous radio spots, interviews, and speeches. Currently this area of the Reuther's Web site includes content from American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

Son House - WDTM interview (excerpt #2)


0:06 minutes (98 KB)
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Excerpt from Son House's WDTM interview in Detroit on April 18th, 1965. In this clip, Son sings a bit of "Joy to the World" after the conclusion of the interview.

Stacey DelVecchio SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 1, 2010


7:42 minutes (7.05 MB)
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Stacey DelVecchio describes how her interest in math as a child led her to pursue mechanical engineering at the University of Cincinnati. She explains how she struggled to find her career path and place in engineering until she went on a plant trip during an interview at Caterpillar, Inc. DelVecchio, a manager at Caterpillar, Inc., is the 2013-2014 president of the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded November 3, 2010 at the Society of Women Engineers WE10 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Stacey DelVecchio SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 2, 2010


3:37 minutes (3.31 MB)
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Stacey DelVecchio describes her transition into management at Caterpillar, Inc. She explains that she volunteered to be a shop foreman to better understand production processes and gain the respect of the production workers. DelVecchio is the 2013-2014 president of the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded November 3, 2010 at the Society of Women Engineers WE10 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Stacey DelVecchio SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 3, 2010


4:49 minutes (4.42 MB)
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Stacey DelVecchio explains that she had a supportive family and did not particularly feel gender discrimination as a female engineering student in the 1980s. She started to understand the need for organizations like the Society of Women Engineers after she was passed over for a promotion, received a cold shoulder from coworkers after receiving a promotion, and heard male coworkers say that they didn’t care if their daughters got degrees because they were going to marry wealthy boyfriends. She offers a story about her five-year-old nephew deciding that women could be engineers “as long as the boys get the corner office.” DelVecchio, a manager at Caterpillar, Inc., is the 2013-2014 president of the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded November 3, 2010 at the Society of Women Engineers WE10 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

Stacey DelVecchio SWE Grassroots Oral History Interview, Clip 4, 2010


2:32 minutes (2.32 MB)
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Stacey DelVecchio describes what skills women engineers should develop in order to advance in their careers. She offers the example of the different confidence levels exhibited by a male intern and a female intern reporting on their projects. DelVecchio, a manager at Caterpillar, Inc., is the 2013-2014 president of the Society of Women Engineers.

This oral history interview was recorded November 3, 2010 at the Society of Women Engineers WE10 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, as part of the SWE Grassroots Oral History Project. The interviewer is Troy Eller. This excerpt was selected and produced by the SWE Archivist. The excerpt may have been edited for length, however the intent of the interviewee's words remain the same. Audio excerpts may be used for research and educational purposes only.

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