Audio Recording The role of the funeral director in a community
About this Item
- The role of the funeral director in a community
- Contributor Names
- Bragg, Carnie (Narrator)
- Smith, Lynda (Collaborator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Undertakers and undertaking
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Family-run businesses
- - Faith
- - Funeral homes
- - Bragg Funeral Home (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Carnie Bragg, owner, Bragg Funeral Home.
- - Summary of audio segment: "It's traditional in the black community that usually the funeral director is one of the leaders of the community. I've been blessed, again, by going to Fiske University where it was just understood, if you went back into the community, you were going to be a leader trying to help other people. And that was another blessing that I've had. You will notice that I never say 'luck.' I say 'blessed' or 'fortunate. I never say luck."
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A014
- 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:
Bragg, Carnie, Lynda Smith, and Susan Levitas. The Role of the Funeral Director in a Community. -08-17, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003618/.
APA citation style:
Bragg, C., Smith, L. & Levitas, S. (1994) The Role of the Funeral Director in a Community. -08-17. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003618/.
MLA citation style:
Bragg, Carnie, Lynda Smith, and Susan Levitas. The Role of the Funeral Director in a Community. -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003618/>.