Audio Recording "It was a family business started in the '20s."
About this Item
- "It was a family business started in the '20s."
- Contributor Names
- Hardy, Charles "Chuck" (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Textile industry
- - Silk industry
- - Weaving
- - Family-run businesses
- - Joseph Teshon Co. Inc. (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Charles "Chuck" Hardy, plant manager of Joseph Teshon, Inc., a fabric-weaving mill in Paterson, New Jersey. The interview is being conducted on September 9, 1994, in an office at the mill.
- - Summary of audio segment: History of Joseph Teshon, Inc. The family business started around the 1920s; two generations of the Teshon family ran it; by the 1970s, a member of the third generation--Ralph Teshon--didn't want to retain the business and he sold it to the Lasek family around 1981; first Teshon plant was located elsewhere in Paterson and moved to present location (which used to be the site of a winery); Ralph Teshon is still alive, but Chuck doesn't think he lives in the area; the Laseks kept the same staff at the plant; the plant manager before Chuck, Al, worked at theplant for over 40 years. The Laseks were interested in acquiring the company because they had been a customer of Teshon's.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A022
- 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:
Hardy, Charles "Chuck", and David Alan Taylor. "It was a family business started in the '20s.". -09-09, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000066/.
APA citation style:
Hardy, C. ". & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "It was a family business started in the '20s.". -09-09. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000066/.
MLA citation style:
Hardy, Charles "Chuck", and David Alan Taylor. "It was a family business started in the '20s.". -09-09, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000066/>.