Audio Recording "I began selling newspapers early. I always worked."
About this Item
- "I began selling newspapers early. I always worked."
- Contributor Names
- Stetin, Sol (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Polish Americans
- - Child labor--New Jersey
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Newsboys
- - Labor leaders
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
- - Interview with Sol Stetin, former president of the Amalgamated Textile Workers Union, conducted at the American Labor Museum Botto House National Landmark on August 4, 1994.
- - I came to Paterson in January '21. I think that by the end of the year I was on the street selling newspapers. . . . So I began selling newspapers early. I always worked. I would sell papers right after school until eight-nine-o'clock at night. In those days you'd buy the papers and sell them. You'd get them wholesale. Either the "Paterson News" or the "Paterson Morning Call" or the "Press Guardian." There were three newspapers in Paterson at the time. . . . And so I earned money to help my family.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A011
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Stetin, Sol, and David Alan Taylor. "I began selling newspapers early. I always worked.". -08-04, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000001/.
APA citation style:
Stetin, S. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "I began selling newspapers early. I always worked.". -08-04. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000001/.
MLA citation style:
Stetin, Sol, and David Alan Taylor. "I began selling newspapers early. I always worked.". -08-04, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000001/>.