Audio Recordings "But prior to the Italians being in this area, it was also considered an Irish section."
Taylor, David Alan
- "But prior to the Italians being in this area, it was also considered an Irish section."
- Contributor Names
- Costa, Marianna (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Neighborhood
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
- - Interview with retired textile union official Marianna Costa at her home in Haledon, New Jersey.
- - Summary of audio segment: Ethnic make-up of neighborhoods. "This neighborhood was like a little Italian section we would call it. But prior to the Italians being in this area, it was also considered an Irish section. And a couple of streets were still predominantly Irish. In the Eighth Ward, not too far from our area, it was predominantly Irish: Grant Street area, Pine Street, all those blocks around there were predominantly Irish. In the Ninth Ward in the area where I was brought upwas predominantly Italian with a few stragglers of Irish people. Up above, by 'up above' I mean to say four blocks going toward the Tenth Ward, or going to the east, they were predominantly Polish. If you went in the Broadway area--Graham Avenue, Fair Street--they were predominantly Jewish. They were in clusters."
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A010
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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