Audio Recording Al Buonforte's background
About this Item
- Al Buonforte's background
- Contributor Names
- Buonforte, Al (Narrator)
- McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Emigration and Immigration
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Watson Machine International
- - Machinery industry
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - 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.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A004
- 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:
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/>.