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Audio Recording Making gears via casting and cutting

[Making gears via casting and cutting.]

About this Item

Title

  • Making gears via casting and cutting

Names

  • Farkas, John (Narrator)
  • McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)

Created / Published

  • 1994-08-15

Headings

  • -  Interviews
  • -  Oral history
  • -  Sound recordings
  • -  Retirees
  • -  Work processes
  • -  Watson Machine International
  • -  Machinery industry
  • -  Foundry workers
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson

Genre

  • Ethnography
  • Interviews

Notes

  • -  Interview with former Watson foundryman, John Farkas.
  • -  Summary of audio segment: McCarl discussing difference between making gears via casting and cutting. John says that they used to cast a lot of the blocks and cut the gears out of them. They still do cut the gears.

Medium

  • Analog Audio Cassette

Call Number/Physical Location

  • AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A010

Source Collection

  • Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

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

Cite This Item

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Chicago citation style:

Farkas, John, and Robert McCarl. Making Gears Via Casting and Cutting. -08-15, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003218/.

APA citation style:

Farkas, J. & McCarl, R. (1994) Making Gears Via Casting and Cutting. -08-15. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003218/.

MLA citation style:

Farkas, John, and Robert McCarl. Making Gears Via Casting and Cutting. -08-15, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003218/>.