Audio Recordings "When I first started at Newberger's I trimmed the things off and tied them up in half a dozens."

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Title
"When I first started at Newberger's I trimmed the things off and tied them up in half a dozens."
Contributor Names
Murphy, Anne (Narrator)
Murphy, Claire (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-17
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Textile industry
-  Work processes
-  Irish Americans
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Totowa
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  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: When I first started at Newberger's I trimmed the things off and tied them up in half a dozens. And threw the second in the box and tied the good ones up, a half a dozen at a time. We had rollers on, and we had rollers with tape on and that's what we tied them up in.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A018
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.dta01805
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:

Murphy, Anne, Claire Murphy, and David Alan Taylor. "When I first started at Newberger's I trimmed the things off and tied them up in half a dozens.". -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000065/. (Accessed January 16, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Murphy, A., Murphy, C. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "When I first started at Newberger's I trimmed the things off and tied them up in half a dozens.". -08-17. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000065/.

MLA citation style:

Murphy, Anne, Claire Murphy, and David Alan Taylor. "When I first started at Newberger's I trimmed the things off and tied them up in half a dozens.". -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000065/>.