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Audio Recording Training new workers

[Training new workers.]

About this Item


  • Training new workers


  • Hardy, Charles "Chuck" (Narrator)
  • Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)

Created / Published

  • 1994-09-09


  • -  Interviews
  • -  Oral history
  • -  Sound recordings
  • -  Textile industry
  • -  Work processes
  • -  Vocational education
  • -  Weaving
  • -  Joseph Teshon Co. Inc. (Paterson, N.J.)
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson


  • Ethnography
  • Interviews


  • -  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: Training new workers. Chuck places inexperienced workers with experienced workers; discussion of training worker (Timothy Cherry) to be a warper by working with Al Zarky; receiving training at Boris Krohl; "there has to be kind of a fit between the person that's learning the job and the person who's training him, you know, you can't really order people to put that aside."


  • 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

  • audio

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Credit line

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. Training New Workers. -09-09, 1994. Audio.

APA citation style:

Hardy, C. ". & Taylor, D. A. (1994) Training New Workers. -09-09. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Hardy, Charles "Chuck", and David Alan Taylor. Training New Workers. -09-09, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.