Audio Recordings Starting the business: part 2 of 3
Carroll, Thomas D.
Mantilla, Francisco "Arturo"
21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
Elsa's Fashions (Paterson, N.J.)
Family Run Businesses
Hours of Labor
- Starting the business: part 2 of 3
- Contributor Names
- Mantilla, Francisco "Arturo" (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Puerto Ricans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Hours of labor
- - Family-run businesses
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Elsa's Fashions (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Francisco "Arturo" Mantilla, co-owner of Elsa's Fashions on 21st Avenue.
- - Summary of audio segment: AM was working a lot of hours, and wasn't making too much money. Door to door sales was difficult. Wanted to improve that situation. He knew how to talk to people, to sell. So he had this small business going, and something called him and said he needed a hundred thousand ladies panties, made by Kaiser in the United States. The man said he'd pay good, and pay cash. He looked in the Yellow Pages and found the number in New York, and called. He talked to someone who answered the phone, they said someone would call back.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A006
- 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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