Joyce Shelven

Joyce Shelven was a factory worker for the Gibson Guitar Company when it was located in Kalamazoon, Michigan.  She was hired in 1947 just after the war and began working in the sanding department.  Joyce worked both the belt sanders as well as the hand sanders before she left the company in 1964.  During her years at the company she made several friends, which led to her yearly participation in the Gibson Reunions in Kalamazoo, which began in the 1980s.

Interview Date:
September 30, 2012
Date of Birth:
April 10, 1927
Deceased Date:
March 10, 2018
Job Title:
Former Factory Worker
Gibson Guitar Company

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