Audio Recordings The trucking business in the 1940s
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- The trucking business in the 1940s
- Contributor Names
- Jiggetts, George (Narrator)
- Jiggetts, Martha (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - African Americans
- - Transportation
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Work processes
- - Hours of labor
- - Family-run businesses
- - Jiggetts Transportation (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with George and Martha Jiggetts, owners, Jiggetts Transportation.
- - Summary of audio segment: Worked unloading boxcars, picking up paper and more. Unloaded cement, lime, flour, Christmas trees which came with ice on them which was the worst, all from the trains. They worked everyday. People would leave paper out in front of their houses, bundled up; they picked it up and sold directly to the factory in Clifton. Brought the truck to her brother in Virginia, then we ran taxis.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A016
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
Hours of Labor
Jiggetts Transportation (Paterson, N.J.)
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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:
Jiggetts, George, Martha Jiggetts, and Susan Levitas. The Trucking Business in the 1940s. -08-19, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003631/. (Accessed February 25, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Jiggetts, G., Jiggetts, M. & Levitas, S. (1994) The Trucking Business in the 1940s. -08-19. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003631/.
MLA citation style:
Jiggetts, George, Martha Jiggetts, and Susan Levitas. The Trucking Business in the 1940s. -08-19, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003631/>.