Audio Recordings "I'll never do anything that I think shouldn't be done -- not for the sake of making a buck."

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Title
"I'll never do anything that I think shouldn't be done -- not for the sake of making a buck."
Contributor Names
Pizza, Joseph (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-08
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Work ethic
-  Tailor shops
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Ritz Tailor and Cleaning (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Joe Pizza, owner, Ritz Tailor and Cleaning on 21st Avenue.
-  Summary of audio segment: [JP is working on a pair of pants as we speak.] JP says he is honest with customers, and won't do some work if he feels it won't look right on the customer. Talk about modifying, altering, garments. People who see the work won't ask how much a customer paid, they'll ask "Who did it?" JP can tell how a garment will look on a person after it's altered, and he'll turn down work if necessary. That's how he developed his reputation. He won't do bad or inappropriate work for the sake of making a buck.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A003
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.tca00301

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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:

Pizza, Joseph, and Thomas D Carroll. "I'll never do anything that I think shouldn't be done -- not for the sake of making a buck.". 08 08, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003857. (Accessed February 13, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Pizza, J. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "I'll never do anything that I think shouldn't be done -- not for the sake of making a buck.". 08 08. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003857.

MLA citation style:

Pizza, Joseph, and Thomas D Carroll. "I'll never do anything that I think shouldn't be done -- not for the sake of making a buck.". 08 08, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003857>.