Audio Recordings "The man hired me that same day and that was it."
Jiggetts Transportation (Paterson, N.J.)
Rural Urban Migration
- "The man hired me that same day and that was it."
- Contributor Names
- Jiggetts, George (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - African Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Rural-urban migration
- - Jiggetts Transportation (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with George and Martha Jiggetts, owners, Jiggetts Transportation.
- - Summary of audio segment: George went to a cousin in Newark first, but "he was doing worse than I was." Martha had a cousin in Paterson; George went to Paterson and went to Wright's factory that made the airplanes. Came here on Labor Day, 1942 and got that job right away.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A016
- 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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