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Audio Recording The role of pharmacists in the community

[The role of pharmacists in the community.]

About this Item


  • The role of pharmacists in the community


  • Fulcher, Howard (Narrator)
  • Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)

Created / Published

  • 1994-08-17


  • -  African Americans
  • -  Interviews
  • -  Drugstores
  • -  Oral history
  • -  Sound recordings
  • -  Fulcher's Pharmacy (Paterson, N.J.)
  • -  Pharmacists
  • -  Traditional medicine
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson


  • Ethnography
  • Interviews


  • -  Interview with Howard Fulcher, owner, Fulcher's Pharmacy.
  • -  Summary of audio segment: In the old tradition, people had respect for the physician and for medicine; in the poorer communities, clients had moved here from the South and there were fewer doctors down there, so whoever handled prescriptions was called doctor.


  • Digital Audio Tape

Call Number/Physical Location

  • AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A015

Source Collection

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


  • 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

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Chicago citation style:

Fulcher, Howard, and Susan Levitas. The Role of Pharmacists in the Community. -08-17, 1994. Audio.

APA citation style:

Fulcher, H. & Levitas, S. (1994) The Role of Pharmacists in the Community. -08-17. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Fulcher, Howard, and Susan Levitas. The Role of Pharmacists in the Community. -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.