Audio Recording "It's mostly people from other countries who have a background in textiles."

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Title
"It's mostly people from other countries who have a background in textiles."
Contributor Names
Mangrum, Charles (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-09-10
Subject Headings
-  Vocational education
-  African Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Textile industry
-  Silk industry
-  Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc. (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Charles Mangrum, Director of Personnel at Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc., 75 Wood Street, Paterson, N.J. The interview is being conducted at a lunch room at Kalkstein Silk Mills, on a Saturday.
-  Summary of audio segment: Recruiting people to work at the factory; this is difficult because there are fewer people around who want to work in the textile industry. Local high schools and vocational schools don't push the textile industry; most new employees come from other countries where they have acquired experience in the textile industry (Europe and Latin America).
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A024
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.dta02406
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:

Mangrum, Charles, and David Alan Taylor. "It's mostly people from other countries who have a background in textiles.". -09-10, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000078/.

APA citation style:

Mangrum, C. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "It's mostly people from other countries who have a background in textiles.". -09-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000078/.

MLA citation style:

Mangrum, Charles, and David Alan Taylor. "It's mostly people from other countries who have a background in textiles.". -09-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000078/>.