Audio Recording "It was interesting, you know? You finish one lot you've got a new style to do."

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Title
"It was interesting, you know? You finish one lot you've got a new style to do."
Contributor Names
Vecchierella, Rose (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-09
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Wages
-  Clothing industry
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- West Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  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: What Rose liked about her work. "It was interesting. You know? You finished one lot and you got a new style to do, you know? So the quicker you finished a lot you got a new one and the day would go fast." Rates of pay varied from garment piece to garment piece: "Different prices on different parts of the garment that you did. Some would be maybe ten cents, some would be twenty cents, you know, thirty cents. Maybe a yoke would be put on, a fancy yoke would be forty-five cents. You know, different prices."
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A008
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.dta00807
Online Format
audio

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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. "It was interesting, you know? You finish one lot you've got a new style to do.". -08-09, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000027/. (Accessed May 30, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Vecchierella, R. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "It was interesting, you know? You finish one lot you've got a new style to do.". -08-09. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000027/.

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Vecchierella, Rose, and David Alan Taylor. "It was interesting, you know? You finish one lot you've got a new style to do.". -08-09, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000027/>.