Audio Recording "Has Paterson changed since you moved here originally?"
About this Item
- "Has Paterson changed since you moved here originally?"
- Contributor Names
- Jimenez, Waldina (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Unemployment
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Honduran Americans
- - Memorial Day Care Center (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Waldina Jimenez, an office worker at Memorial Day Nursery.
- - Summary of audio segment: (Has Paterson changed since you moved here?) I hear people say Paterson 20 years ago a lot of jobs, a lot of opportunties, now I can't find jobs, I can't. I can't complain about Paterson because I worked when I wanted to work. I quit the jobs when I wanted to quit. Every time that I wanted to get a job, I got it. I got the job. The only complaint I have is that here in Paterson we need more nurseries. We need more nurseries! I don't know why the people, the government is blind and deaf about this problem. People are crying for nurseries. What do the mothers do? OK, I don't find anyone else to take care of my babies, I go to welfare. That's why. I'm going to show you how many folders we have of people that are on waiting lists because we don't have room. A lot of people come to me and tell me, "I'll pay you, I'll pay you, but please give me a room for my child. I need to work, I don't want to go to welfare." Desperately we need nurseries here in Paterson. You can't imagine.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A001
- 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:
Jimenez, Waldina, and Susan Levitas. "Has Paterson changed since you moved here originally?". -08-05, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003600/.
APA citation style:
Jimenez, W. & Levitas, S. (1994) "Has Paterson changed since you moved here originally?". -08-05. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003600/.
MLA citation style:
Jimenez, Waldina, and Susan Levitas. "Has Paterson changed since you moved here originally?". -08-05, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003600/>.