Skip to main content

Audio Recordings "At one time, I recall, I was somewhat of an entrepreneur."

Audio Controls for "At one time, I recall, I was somewhat of an entrepreneur."


More Resources


About this Item

Title
"At one time, I recall, I was somewhat of an entrepreneur."
Contributor Names
Stetin, Sol (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-04
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
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  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.
-  At one time, I recall, I was somewhat of an entrepreneur. I used to also sell the New York papers, those were popular papers. . . . When the pink edition of the New York Daily News first came out -- it was called the "bulldog edition" -- I would go to New York, buy up 600 copies, bring them back. I'd go on the Erie Railroad, Chamber Street ferry to the New York Daily News, on Chamber Street, and bring them back and I'd have six or seven boys waiting for me to take the papers to sell.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A011
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.dta00102
Online Format
audio

Rights & Access

Rights assessment is your responsibility.

The Library of Congress is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17, U.S.C.) or any other restrictions in the material in this collection, except as noted below. Users should keep in mind that the Library of Congress is providing access to these materials strictly for educational and research purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other holders of rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. See our Legal Notices and Privacy and Publicity Rights for additional information and restrictions.

The American Folklife Center and the professional fieldworkers who carry out these projects feel a strong ethical responsibility to the people they have visited and who have consented to have their lives documented for the historical record. The Center asks that researchers approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and creativity are documented here. Researchers are also reminded that privacy and publicity rights may pertain to certain uses of this material.

Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact the Folklife Reading Room for assistance.

Credit line

Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

More about Copyright and other Restrictions

For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Stetin, Sol, and David Alan Taylor. "At one time, I recall, I was somewhat of an entrepreneur.". -08-04, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000002/. (Accessed September 25, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Stetin, S. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "At one time, I recall, I was somewhat of an entrepreneur.". -08-04. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000002/.

MLA citation style:

Stetin, Sol, and David Alan Taylor. "At one time, I recall, I was somewhat of an entrepreneur.". -08-04, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000002/>.