Audio Recordings "I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind."
About this Item
- "I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind."
- Contributor Names
- Costa, Marianna (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Labor leaders
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Textile industry unions
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Haledon
- - Interview with retired dye-house worker and textile union official Marianna Costa at her home in Haledon, New Jersey.
- - Summary of audio segment: Things Marianna liked about her union work. It was exciting. I was self-sufficient, I could handle myself, and I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind. I think that made me qualified to be a union official. A little fearless, nervy. Wasn't too polite. I was more polite to people who couldn't help themselves. I had a office staff of about three girls. Secretary would say, "you sure know what you want," but she could put it into letter form.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A011
- 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. "I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind.". -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000045/. (Accessed September 26, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Costa, M. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind.". -08-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000045/.
MLA citation style:
Costa, Marianna, and David Alan Taylor. "I was never afraid to face anybody and speak my mind.". -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000045/>.