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Title
"My mother left for work at 6:30 and she didn't come back until six at night."
Contributor Names
Costa, Marianna (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-10
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Textile industry
-  Hours of labor
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with retired textile union official Marianna Costa at her home in Haledon, New Jersey.
-  Summary of audio segment: Work days were long for her parents. "My mother left for work at 6:30 and she didn't come back until six at night. It was a long day between transportation and a ten-hour work day she was away almost twelve hours. [My father] would leave at about seven and he was out doing construction, in was in building, and he would get back by five -- an hour before she did because of the transportation. He had a bicycle so he was able to do better time. And she had to walk to a bus and walk the distance back home."
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A010
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.dta01001
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:

Costa, Marianna, and David Alan Taylor. "My mother left for work at 6:30 and she didn't come back until six at night.". -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000032/. (Accessed October 01, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Costa, M. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "My mother left for work at 6:30 and she didn't come back until six at night.". -08-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000032/.

MLA citation style:

Costa, Marianna, and David Alan Taylor. "My mother left for work at 6:30 and she didn't come back until six at night.". -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000032/>.