Audio Recordings Growing up in the People's Park neighborhood
- Growing up in the People's Park neighborhood
- Contributor Names
- Basileo, Angelo (Narrator)
- McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Neighborhood
- - Machinery industry
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
- - 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."
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A009
- 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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