Format Audio Recordings
Contributors McCarl, Robert
Schneider, Larry
Dates 1994
Location New Jersey
Paterson
United States
Language English
Subjects Ethnography
Interviews
Machinery Industry
Oral History
Sound Recordings
Watson Machine International
Title
Scale of machines made at Watson; work cycles in the industry
Contributor Names
Schneider, Larry (Narrator)
McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-05
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Watson Machine International
-  Machinery industry
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Barney Titus at Watson Machine International.
-  Summary of audio segment: Scale of machines made here. Larry Schneider says only limited by work space and economy. The industry goes in cycles. Summertime is busy time. Try to hire only what you need. Can keep people busy doing stock work for machines to keep guys working. Or just real slow and painting machinery. So many types of machines that Watson makes today. Also, with fiber optics being so big that will be an area that will grow for them. We could just supply spare parts for the Watson machines that are out there. And then product development that we never get a chance to do. [Bell rings for lunch hour.]
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A001
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.rma00103


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