Audio Recording Florence DiStefano's first job in the garment industry

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Title
Florence DiStefano's first job in the garment industry
Contributor Names
DiStefano, Florence (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-09-12
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Wages
-  Clothing industry
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with retired garment worker Florence DiStefano at her home in Paterson, New Jersey.
-  Summary of audio segment: Florence's first job in the garment industry; took job in 1937, when she graduated from high school. She worked at a factory off Grand Street; she was paid 25 cents per hour. Description of interior of the factory. 45-50 people worked in the factory. Florence worked there until she went to work for the NRA as a sewing instructor.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A025
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.dta02503
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:

Distefano, Florence, and David Alan Taylor. Florence DiStefano's first job in the garment industry. -09-12, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000085/.

APA citation style:

Distefano, F. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) Florence DiStefano's first job in the garment industry. -09-12. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000085/.

MLA citation style:

Distefano, Florence, and David Alan Taylor. Florence DiStefano's first job in the garment industry. -09-12, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000085/>.