Audio Recording Disagreements between machinists and engineers

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Disagreements between machinists and engineers
Contributor Names
Dowling, Jim (Narrator)
McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Irish Americans
-  Watson Machine International
-  Machinery industry
-  Machinists
-  Engineers
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
-  Interview with Jimmy Dowling at Watson Machine International.
-  Summary of audio segment: Disagreements between machinist and engineer? Jimmy says not really, but sometimes there are mistakes. "Like this machine that I am working on right now. The design is an old design, but they want to incorporate new things into it for it to function as a rotating take-up, the one that he is building down there. And there's a few changes that have to be made. They are not major so far. They can be corrected easily enough since they can be done in the shop, see, instead of sending them to somebody.
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A003
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Dowling, Jim, and Robert McCarl. Disagreements Between Machinists and Engineers. -08-08, 1994. Audio.

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Dowling, J. & McCarl, R. (1994) Disagreements Between Machinists and Engineers. -08-08. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Dowling, Jim, and Robert McCarl. Disagreements Between Machinists and Engineers. -08-08, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.