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Title
"Even the day I brought her home, I worked from the bed."
Contributor Names
Jiggetts, George (Narrator)
Jiggetts, Martha (Narrator)
Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-19
Subject Headings
-  African Americans
-  Transportation
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Hours of labor
-  Family-run businesses
-  Jiggetts Transportation (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with George and Martha Jiggetts, owners, Jiggetts Transportation.
-  Summary of audio segment: Six years after they got married, daughter Bobby was born; "Even the day I brought her home, I worked from the bed dispatching the cars." At that time they only kept you in the hospital three days.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A016
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.sla01604
Online Format
audio

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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. "Even the day I brought her home, I worked from the bed.". -08-19, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003632/. (Accessed August 30, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Jiggetts, G., Jiggetts, M. & Levitas, S. (1994) "Even the day I brought her home, I worked from the bed.". -08-19. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003632/.

MLA citation style:

Jiggetts, George, Martha Jiggetts, and Susan Levitas. "Even the day I brought her home, I worked from the bed.". -08-19, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003632/>.