Audio Recordings "Seven to six, and then the law went through later that you started at eight and quit at five."
Taylor, David Alan
Hours of Labor
- "Seven to six, and then the law went through later that you started at eight and quit at five."
- Contributor Names
- Murphy, Anne (Narrator)
- Murphy, Claire (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Textile industry
- - Hours of labor
- - Irish Americans
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Totowa
- - Interview with retired textile worker Anne Murphy and her daughter Claire Murphy at their home in Totowa, New Jersey. Anne Murphy was born in Totowa on January 11, 1898.
- - Summary of audio segment: [Taylor: What time would you go to work in the morning when you were a weaver?] "Well, we started at seven and six. Seven to six. And the law went through later that you started at eight and quit at five. Yeah, yeah. I was in that too...I was in there working when the change came through. Cause we'd always look on the clock, you know."
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A018
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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