Audio Recording Working in the shipping department
About this Item
- Working in the shipping department
- Contributor Names
- Costa, Marianna (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Textile industry
- - Work processes
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
- - Interview with retired textile union official Marianna Costa at her home in Haledon, New Jersey.
- - Summary of audio segment: Working in the shipping department. "When the material got packed by the make-up department, ready for shipping, they placed it on tables in lots and colors. We had invoices that we checked it against for yardage, shirnkage, color and quality. After you checked it against the invoice you put it on a truck, a little hand truck, and brought it over to a loading table that had a chute connected to it. Sometimes you helped; sometimes you didn't have to. You helped throw it down the chute--material, the packed material. And the driver at the bottom of the chute would pick it up and load it on his truck to take on to New York [City]." Sizes of packages of material; at first was packaged flat, later in was rolled on tubes.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A010
- 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:
Costa, Marianna, and David Alan Taylor. Working in the Shipping Department. -08-10, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000037/.
APA citation style:
Costa, M. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) Working in the Shipping Department. -08-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000037/.
MLA citation style:
Costa, Marianna, and David Alan Taylor. Working in the Shipping Department. -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000037/>.