Audio Recording "It was rough, but we made it."
About this Item
- "It was rough, but we made it."
- Contributor Names
- Jiggetts, George (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - African Americans
- - Transportation
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - 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: Black taverns were all in a line on Bridge Street; didn't carry a map of Paterson. Streets mostly didn't have signs with names, except for Main Street. Some of the houses had street signs nailed on them. It was rough and the price was cheap, but everything else was cheap too. Made 45 cents an hour. It was rough, but we made it and then we had our house built.
- 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
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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, and Susan Levitas. "It was rough, but we made it.". -08-19, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003634/. (Accessed June 23, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Jiggetts, G. & Levitas, S. (1994) "It was rough, but we made it.". -08-19. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003634/.
MLA citation style:
Jiggetts, George, and Susan Levitas. "It was rough, but we made it.". -08-19, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003634/>.