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Audio Recording Apprenticeships at Kalkstein Silk Mills

[Apprenticeships at Kalkstein Silk Mills]

About this Item

Title

  • Apprenticeships at Kalkstein Silk Mills

Names

  • Mangrum, Charles (Narrator)
  • Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)

Created / Published

  • 1994-09-10

Headings

  • -  African Americans
  • -  Interviews
  • -  Oral history
  • -  Sound recordings
  • -  Textile industry
  • -  Silk industry
  • -  Vocational education
  • -  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: There is an apprentice system in the plant; one can start as a weaver and move up to fixer under this system. Apprenticeships can be long; generally, a because textile production is complicated, it takes a long time to master the work. Terms of apprenticeship are not firmly set since people learn at different rates.

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

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

Cite This Item

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Chicago citation style:

Mangrum, Charles, and David Alan Taylor. Apprenticeships at Kalkstein Silk Mills. -09-10, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000079/.

APA citation style:

Mangrum, C. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) Apprenticeships at Kalkstein Silk Mills. -09-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000079/.

MLA citation style:

Mangrum, Charles, and David Alan Taylor. Apprenticeships at Kalkstein Silk Mills. -09-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000079/>.