Audio Recording Working at Newberger's Towels
About this Item
- Working at Newberger's Towels
- Contributor Names
- Murphy, Anne (Narrator)
- Murphy, Claire (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Retirees
- - Textile industry
- - Work processes
- - Weaving
- - Irish Americans
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Totowa
- - Interview with retired textile worker Anne Murphy and her daughter Claire Murphy at their home in Totowa, New Jersey. Anne Murphy was born in Totowa on January 11, 1898.
- - Summary of audio segment: [Taylor: What kind of a mill was Newberger's?] Towels, Turkish towels. And then I worked in packing them, a half a dozen and tied them up. Take half a dozen at a time, picking out the seconds, and do them up. [Claire Murphy: How many looms did you work?] Two looms, and then they went to four. That was too much! But that's what they went to.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A018
- 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:
Murphy, Anne, Claire Murphy, and David Alan Taylor. Working at Newberger's Towels. -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000062/. (Accessed April 24, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Murphy, A., Murphy, C. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) Working at Newberger's Towels. -08-17. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000062/.
MLA citation style:
Murphy, Anne, Claire Murphy, and David Alan Taylor. Working at Newberger's Towels. -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000062/>.