Audio Recording "The customers want you to use every inch you can of the material that they supply."
About this Item
- "The customers want you to use every inch you can of the material that they supply."
- Contributor Names
- Boyle, Patrick (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Work processes
- - Clothing industry
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Garden State Cutting Company (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Patrick Boyle, an employee at Garden State Cutting Co.
- - Summary of audio segment: Try to do quality work, and get the job done quick, you'd be surprised. PB says the customers want you to use every inch of the material they supply. Sometimes you can't, have to cut damaged material out, and that wastes a lot of material. Laying out the material for cutting is like a giant jigsaw puzzle, pieces are fitted very close together. And damaged goods, especially at the sewing facility, can be sent out as seconds, and re-sold as such.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A017
- 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:
Boyle, Patrick, and Thomas D Carroll. "The customers want you to use every inch you can of the material that they supply.". -09-06, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip002853/.
APA citation style:
Boyle, P. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "The customers want you to use every inch you can of the material that they supply.". -09-06. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip002853/.
MLA citation style:
Boyle, Patrick, and Thomas D Carroll. "The customers want you to use every inch you can of the material that they supply.". -09-06, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip002853/>.