Audio Recording "I remember the first day of business -- it was scary."
"I remember the first day of business -- it was scary."
About this Item
- "I remember the first day of business -- it was scary."
- Owens, Doug (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
- - African Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Grocery stores
- - Neighborhood stores
- - L & B Food Center (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Doug Owens, owner, L & B Food Center.
- - Summary of audio segment: (Remember first customer?) no; (First day of business?) It was scary; after few customers came in and had what they wanted, felt good; had a lot of snuff around; got rid of it; didn't think people up north used it. They do. Every place can't carry every thing. Might not have an extension chord; now I (carry them); got to have what people want. You've got to carry as much as you can or you'll lose your business.
- Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A019
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
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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:
Owens, Doug, and Susan Levitas. "I remember the first day of business -- it was scary.". -08-28, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003654/.
APA citation style:
Owens, D. & Levitas, S. (1994) "I remember the first day of business -- it was scary.". -08-28. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003654/.
MLA citation style:
Owens, Doug, and Susan Levitas. "I remember the first day of business -- it was scary.". -08-28, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003654/>.