Audio Recording "I guess, we had about 300 people working in that factory."
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- "I guess, we had about 300 people working in that factory."
- Contributor Names
- Vecchierella, Rose (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Work processes
- - Clothing industry
- - Ethnicity and occupation
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- West Paterson
- - The following is a catalog of an interview with retired garment worker Rose Vecchierella at her home in West Paterson, New Jersey.
- - Summary of audio segment: Number of other workers in the same room where Rose worked. "Maybe fifty. Barbizon was a big shop. And even G & J. G & J, I guess, we had about 300 people working in that factory. Different type, we had different sections where they did different work. You know: who would examine, who would trim, who would lace cutters, pressers, shipping department. They were all sectioned off, you know." Blacks and Polish people were usually worked as pressers; most pressers in undergarment factories were women; in coat factories, pressers were usually men. The only men who worked in factories where Rose worked were men who worked in the cutting department.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A008
- 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:
Vecchierella, Rose, and David Alan Taylor. "I guess, we had about 300 people working in that factory.". -08-09, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000026/. (Accessed March 23, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Vecchierella, R. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "I guess, we had about 300 people working in that factory.". -08-09. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000026/.
MLA citation style:
Vecchierella, Rose, and David Alan Taylor. "I guess, we had about 300 people working in that factory.". -08-09, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000026/>.