Audio Recordings "21st Avenue is still considered the heart of Paterson."
Articles and Essays with this item:
Carroll, Thomas D.
Granata, Giovanni "John"
21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
Granata Financial Service (Paterson, N.J.)
- "21st Avenue is still considered the heart of Paterson."
- Contributor Names
- Granata, Giovanni "John" (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Neighborhood
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Granata Financial Service (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with John Granata, owner, Granata Financial Service.
- - Summary of audio segment: Some talk about Sal Tumino, who is Sicilian. Why is it hard to get a place on 21st Avenue? JG says 21st Avenue is still considered to be the heart of Paterson. Come here and find a piece of everything -- a piece of Italy, Columbia, Mexico. People come from all over -- Paterson, Clifton, Passaic, even Elizabeth, into this area, because they can find their local product. So a merchant opening a business will look on 21st Avenue first, and maybe Union Avenue as a second choice. 21st Avenue always the first choice. Can come to 21st Avenue from any major highway -- very easy to get here.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A001
- 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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