Audio Recordings "I lived on the other side of the river, the 'over the river' section of Paterson."
Taylor, David Alan
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark
- "I lived on the other side of the river, the 'over the river' section of Paterson."
- Contributor Names
- Stetin, Sol (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Polish Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Labor leaders
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Neighborhood
- - American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
- - Interview with Sol Stetin, former president of the Amalgamated Textile Workers Union, conducted at the American Labor Museum Botto House National Landmark on August 4, 1994.
- - We lived "over the river," in the poorer section of Paterson. I married my wife, who had been living across the street from me, with the river between us. She was on River Street, I was on Water Street. It was quite a place in those days. There were always street corners where there were candy stores, people would hang out. People knew that there was a section, called the First Ward, that was over the river. Mostly Jewish and Italian people lived there. Up in Prospect Park, Dutch and Hollanders lived there. A lot of the Jewish people came from Poland, from Hungary, from Yugoslavia, from Russia, Romania.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A011
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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