Audio Recordings "It's a twenty-four hour situation."
Family Run Businesses
Hours of Labor
Sweet Potato Pie Company (Paterson, N.J.)
- "It's a twenty-four hour situation."
- Contributor Names
- Ramsey, Edgar (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - African Americans
- - Foodways
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Hours of labor
- - Family-run businesses
- - Food industry
- - Pies
- - Sweet Potato Pie Company (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Edgar Ramsey, owner, Sweet Potato Pie Company.
- - Summary of audio segment: I do this all day, all night sometimes, even on weekends; sometimes it's sixteen hours a day, you have to take it home with you or to a social affair; it's a twenty-four hour affair. Workers know one another, it's sort of like a social club it's just that close; a lot of family members work there; it's close-knit. (Ever dreamt about sweet potato pies or the company?) "I'm sure I have. I mean to the degree that you have a dream and that dream itself is that you see these pies loaded in eighteen-wheelers and they're going all over the country, you know, sure."
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A020
- 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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