Audio Recordings "It was interesting, you know? You finish one lot you've got a new style to do."
Taylor, David Alan
- "It was interesting, you know? You finish one lot you've got a new style to do."
- Contributor Names
- Vecchierella, Rose (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Wages
- - Clothing industry
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- West Paterson
- - The following is a catalog of an interview with retired garment worker Rose Vecchierella at her home in West Paterson, New Jersey.
- - Summary of audio segment: What Rose liked about her work. "It was interesting. You know? You finished one lot and you got a new style to do, you know? So the quicker you finished a lot you got a new one and the day would go fast." Rates of pay varied from garment piece to garment piece: "Different prices on different parts of the garment that you did. Some would be maybe ten cents, some would be twenty cents, you know, thirty cents. Maybe a yoke would be put on, a fancy yoke would be forty-five cents. You know, different prices."
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A008
- 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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