Audio Recordings "There were quite a few different places that people could go."

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Decker, Jean
McCarl, Robert
Dates 1994
Location New Jersey
Paterson
United States
Language English
Subjects Community Events
Ethnography
Interviews
Leisure
Oral History
Sound Recordings
Watson Machine International
Title
"There were quite a few different places that people could go."
Contributor Names
Decker, Jean (Narrator)
McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-10
Subject Headings
-  Community events
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Leisure
-  Watson Machine International
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Jean Decker at Watson Machine International.
-  Summary of audio segment: Paterson had an active nightlife. At the Paterson Armory they had dancing -- the Policeman's Ball. They used to have food shows over there. There was an Italian club on Market Street. Quite a few places that people could go. The hotel -- Alexander Hamilton -- was right on Church Street. They got a new manager and are putting welfare people in there. One of the girls who worked here lived down there. But then she got sick. Jean was scared to death to be in the elevator. The people really put it down. We used to have many movie theaters -- The Fabian, on Market Street, Main Street. There was plenty to do.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A006
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.rma00608


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