Audio Recordings "It was an industrial community in every sense of the word."
Lautenberg, Frank R.
Taylor, David Alan
- "It was an industrial community in every sense of the word."
- Contributor Names
- Hardin, James (Collaborator)
- Lautenberg, Frank R. (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Neighborhood
- - Legislators
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- United States--District of Columbia--Washington
- - Interview with U.S. Senator Frank J. Lautenberg at his office in the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1995. Lautenberg is a native of Paterson, NJ, and he sponsored federal legislation that created the New Jersey Urban History Initiative which, in turn, led to the American Folklife Center's 1994 field research in Paterson.
- - Summary of audio segment: Growing up in Paterson: growing up in Paterson was "quite an experience" for FL; the city was a mixed racially at that time; many silk mills had baseball teams (e.g., the Dougherty Silk Sox); social gatherings were held at the public library; it many ways life resembled the way life was in the little villages in Europe from which many immigrants had come.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A027
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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