Audio Recording "They were all very efficient at their work, these foremen."
About this Item
- "They were all very efficient at their work, these foremen."
- Contributor Names
- Balistrieri, Sam (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Textile industry
- - Work processes
- - Silk industry
- - Paterson Museum
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Sam Balistrieri (aka Sam Balister) at the Paterson Museum, 2 Market St., Paterson, NJ. Balistrieri works at the museum as a docent/textile expert.
- - Summary of audio segment: Final operation at throwing plant: shipping--management at the throwing plant: there was one shop manager who was called the foreman, he oversaw everything in the shop from one end to the other; the foremen "were all very efficient in their jobs"; foremen had no manual work of their own. Throughout the year, the work was always the same in the throwing plant; it was monotonous; in the weaving mill, work was seasonal because styles would change; in weaving operations that made upholster, the work stayed mainly the same except that colors changed.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A003
- 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:
Balistrieri, Sam, and David Alan Taylor. "They were all very efficient at their work, these foremen.". -08-07, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000014/.
APA citation style:
Balistrieri, S. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "They were all very efficient at their work, these foremen.". -08-07. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000014/.
MLA citation style:
Balistrieri, Sam, and David Alan Taylor. "They were all very efficient at their work, these foremen.". -08-07, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000014/>.