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Title
"21st Avenue is still considered the heart of Paterson."
Contributor Names
Granata, Giovanni "John" (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-05
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Neighborhood
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Granata Financial Service (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with John Granata, owner, Granata Financial Service.
-  Summary of audio segment: Some talk about Sal Tumino, who is Sicilian. Why is it hard to get a place on 21st Avenue? JG says 21st Avenue is still considered to be the heart of Paterson. Come here and find a piece of everything -- a piece of Italy, Columbia, Mexico. People come from all over -- Paterson, Clifton, Passaic, even Elizabeth, into this area, because they can find their local product. So a merchant opening a business will look on 21st Avenue first, and maybe Union Avenue as a second choice. 21st Avenue always the first choice. Can come to 21st Avenue from any major highway -- very easy to get here.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A001
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.tca00106
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:

Granata, Giovanni "John", and Thomas D Carroll. "21st Avenue is still considered the heart of Paterson.". -08-05, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003850/. (Accessed July 26, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Granata, G. ". & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "21st Avenue is still considered the heart of Paterson.". -08-05. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003850/.

MLA citation style:

Granata, Giovanni "John", and Thomas D Carroll. "21st Avenue is still considered the heart of Paterson.". -08-05, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003850/>.