Audio Recordings "Everybody speaks Spanish, they have no need not to."

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Carrera, Antonio De La
Carrera, Miguel De La
Carroll, Thomas D.
Dates 1994
Location New Jersey
United States
Language English
Subjects 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
Cuban Americans
Oral History
Sound Recordings
"Everybody speaks Spanish, they have no need not to."
Contributor Names
Carrera, Miguel de la (Narrator)
Carrera, Antonio de la (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Cuban Americans
-  Lawyers
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
-  Interview with Antonio de la Carrera and Miguel de la Carrera.
-  Summary of audio segment: TC asks a question about the difference between Latino and Anglo immigrant groups pertainingto maintaining cultural identity here. AC says suppose that a Czechoslovakian comes here. What chance does he have to speak his language, except in a church, a club, or his own home? But they [Latinos] get here, they start working in factories where Spanish is spoken and the foreman is Spanish speaking, they live in a neighborhood where the tenants are Spanish speaking, they have a Spanish speaking barber, a Spanish speaking grocer, everyone speaks Spanish, they have no need to"Americanize".
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A015
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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