Audio Recording "If it wasn't our business, I wouldn't do it."
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- "If it wasn't our business, I wouldn't do it."
- Contributor Names
- Jiggetts, George (Narrator)
- Jiggetts, Martha (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - African Americans
- - Transportation
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Family-run businesses
- - Family-owned business enterprises--Succession
- - Jiggetts Transportation (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with George and Martha Jiggetts, owners, Jiggetts Transportation.
- - Summary of audio segment: "I just stay busy." She does everything at business -- drive taxis, buses, sweep them out, answers phones. "If it wasn't our business, I wouldn't do it." Now it's time to give it up because I'm tired; it's been over fifty years. Would like to see someone buy it, but husband won't sell it, he likes to work; her sons are in business and law and they aren't interested; too much for Bobby, so really there would be nobody interested.
- 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
Family-Owned Business Enterprises
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. "If it wasn't our business, I wouldn't do it.". -08-19, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003636/. (Accessed March 26, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Jiggetts, G., Jiggetts, M. & Levitas, S. (1994) "If it wasn't our business, I wouldn't do it.". -08-19. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003636/.
MLA citation style:
Jiggetts, George, Martha Jiggetts, and Susan Levitas. "If it wasn't our business, I wouldn't do it.". -08-19, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003636/>.