Audio Recording "When we started out in I guess we were making maybe 100 a day."
About this Item
- "When we started out in I guess we were making maybe 100 a day."
- Contributor Names
- Ramsey, Edgar (Narrator)
- Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - African Americans
- - Foodways
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Family-run businesses
- - Food industry
- - Pies
- - Sweet Potato Pie Company (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Edgar Ramsey, owner, Sweet Potato Pie Company.
- - Summary of audio segment: When we started in the kitchen, we were doing 100 a week. We were selling a few large pies but for the most part it was the four-inch pies. When we went to the garage we were doing 300; then in the basement we were doing 1,000 plus. When we moved to 38 North Main Street, it increased and when we left there, were making 7,000 or 8,000 a day. Came to here at Auburn and Pearl in the first week of 1994; now production is at 9,000 to 10,000 and it increases in the fall.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A020
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
Sweet Potato Pie Company (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:
Ramsey, Edgar, and Susan Levitas. "When we started out in I guess we were making maybe 100 a day.". -08-28, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003667/. (Accessed August 16, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Ramsey, E. & Levitas, S. (1994) "When we started out in I guess we were making maybe 100 a day.". -08-28. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003667/.
MLA citation style:
Ramsey, Edgar, and Susan Levitas. "When we started out in I guess we were making maybe 100 a day.". -08-28, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003667/>.