Audio Recordings "It was an industrial community in every sense of the word."

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Hardin, James
Lautenberg, Frank R.
Taylor, David Alan
Dates 1995
Location New Jersey
United States
Washington D.C.
Language English
Subjects Ethnography
Oral History
Sound Recordings
"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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