Audio Recording "I got my education on the streets of Paterson."
"I got my education on the streets of Paterson."
About this Item
- "I got my education on the streets of Paterson."
- Stetin, Sol (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
- - Polish Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - 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.
- - This country has been very good to me. I got my education on the streets of Paterson. I got my education being a caddy on the golf links. I would watch the players, you soon got to know who was a chisler. One of our associates was asked "What did you do?""I went to the college of the spoken word," he would say, "I went to the school of hard knocks." He was a wonderful guy with his elocution. The day that my brother picked up from Ellis Island, we took the Erie Railroad and got off on Market Street in Paterson, New Jersey.
- Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A011
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
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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 got my education on the streets of Paterson.". -08-04, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000004/.
APA citation style:
Stetin, S. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "I got my education on the streets of Paterson.". -08-04. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000004/.
MLA citation style:
Stetin, Sol, and David Alan Taylor. "I got my education on the streets of Paterson.". -08-04, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000004/>.