Audio Recordings "I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind."
Taylor, David Alan
Textile Industry Unions
- "I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind."
- Contributor Names
- Costa, Marianna (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Labor leaders
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Textile industry unions
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
- - Interview with retired dye-house worker and textile union official Marianna Costa at her home in Haledon, New Jersey.
- - Summary of audio segment: Things Marianna liked about her union work. It was exciting. I was self-sufficient, I could handle myself, and I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind. I think that made me qualified to be a union official. A little fearless, nervy. Wasn't too polite. I was more polite to people who couldn't help themselves. I had a office staff of about three girls. Secretary would say, "you sure know what you want," but she could put it into letter form.
- 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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