Audio Recordings "You know, if you find a boss that he cares, that's very important."

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Distefano, Florence
Taylor, David Alan
Dates 1994
Location New Jersey
United States
Language English
Subjects Clothing Industry
Italian Americans
Oral History
Sound Recordings
"You know, if you find a boss that he cares, that's very important."
Contributor Names
DiStefano, Florence (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Clothing industry
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
-  Interview with retired garment worker Florence DiStefano at her home in Paterson, New Jersey.
-  Summary of audio segment: Florence was floor lady at Lenny Fashion Clothing, on George Street; this mill used to be on Market Street; she worked there for about seven years; the mill's owner was Lenny Stagnitto;he was a good boss: "He worried about his people, which was very unusual. You know, if you find a boss that he cares, that's very important. Because then you want to do for him. You do. And you want to do anything you can to help him. I think, most of, I had a hundred and twenty-some people work in that factory. I don't think one had a bad word to say about it. Very nice man. He lives in Fairfield; he's still around."
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A025
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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