Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Distefano, Florence
Taylor, David Alan
Dates 1994
Location New Jersey
Paterson
United States
Language English
Subjects Clothing Industry
Ethnography
Interviews
Italian Americans
Oral History
Retirees
Sound Recordings
Title
"Pockets, setting collars, and setting sleeves were the three most important things."
Contributor Names
DiStefano, Florence (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-09-12
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Clothing industry
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with retired garment worker Florence DiStefano at her home in Paterson, New Jersey.
-  Summary of audio segment: Most important skills for an operator to have are making pockets, setting collars and sleeves. The importance of these operations to the finished garment; checking details of a garment when shopping in stores.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A025
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.dta02505


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