Audio Recordings Growing up in the People's Park neighborhood

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Basileo, Angelo
McCarl, Robert
Dates 1994
Location Haledon
New Jersey
United States
Language English
Subjects Ethnography
Interviews
Machinery Industry
Neighborhood
Oral History
Retirees
Sound Recordings
Title
Growing up in the People's Park neighborhood
Contributor Names
Basileo, Angelo (Narrator)
McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-11
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Neighborhood
-  Machinery industry
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Angelo Basileo at his home in Haledon, New Jersey.
-  Summary of audio segment: Different sections of Paterson -- Italians, Polish, Irish. Different nationalities used to settle in the same spot. As kids, used to walk around People's Park, that's around Madison Avenue, Clay Street, then they made it 21st Avenue. Used to walk from that area to downtown. And walk around after supper or during daylight hours. No troubles or nothing, like there are nowadays. "My wife's folks, they lived in Paterson too, we were all Patersonites. My folks still lived in Paterson until they passed away. His sister still lives in the neighborhood and goes to St. Anthony's Church on Beech Street. An old church, we were married from it."
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A009
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.rma00903

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