Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Jiggetts, George
Jiggetts, Martha
Levitas, Susan
Dates 1994
Location New Jersey
Paterson
United States
Language English
Subjects African Americans
Ethnography
Family Run Businesses
Hours of Labor
Interviews
Jiggetts Transportation (Paterson, N.J.)
Oral History
Sound Recordings
Transportation
Title
"Even the day I brought her home, I worked from the bed."
Contributor Names
Jiggetts, George (Narrator)
Jiggetts, Martha (Narrator)
Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-19
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Transportation
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Hours of labor
-  Family-run businesses
-  Jiggetts Transportation (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with George and Martha Jiggetts, owners, Jiggetts Transportation.
-  Summary of audio segment: Six years after they got married, daughter Bobby was born; "Even the day I brought her home, I worked from the bed dispatching the cars." At that time they only kept you in the hospital three days.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A016
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.sla01604


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