Audio Recording Al Buonforte's background

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Title
Al Buonforte's background
Contributor Names
Buonforte, Al (Narrator)
McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-10
Subject Headings
-  Emigration and Immigration
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Watson Machine International
-  Machinery industry
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Al Buonforte in his office at Watson Machine International.
-  Summary of audio segment: Father and mother -- immigrants from Italy. When father arrived in Paterson he worked in the dye houses. During second world war he went to work for Curtis-Wrights. He was a lathe operator during the war and the went back into the dye houses. They were from Naples. Mother's and father's parents -- farm people. Immigrated around the turn of the century or maybe the early 'twenties. [Al looking through his material to find mother's and father's passport]. Would have to be the turn of the century.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A004
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.rma00401
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:

Buonforte, Al, and Robert McCarl. Al Buonforte's background. -08-10, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003190/.

APA citation style:

Buonforte, A. & McCarl, R. (1994) Al Buonforte's background. -08-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003190/.

MLA citation style:

Buonforte, Al, and Robert McCarl. Al Buonforte's background. -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003190/>.