Audio Recording "You have to use your judgment, your eye, your judgment -- your skill can do so much and that's it."
About this Item
- "You have to use your judgment, your eye, your judgment -- your skill can do so much and that's it."
- Contributor Names
- Pizza, Joseph (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Tailor shops
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Ritz Tailor and Cleaning (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - 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 talks about his eye, how it helps him judge the work. JP gives an example, matching a certain style of dress to a customer. Your eye tells you the moment you see the customer. And if you can't do that you're in trouble. Talk about people seeing a dress on a model or mannequin who is 10 inches taller than the customer, who expects to look the same way in the dress as the model.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A003
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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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. "You have to use your judgment, your eye, your judgment -- your skill can do so much and that's it.". -08-08, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003858/.
APA citation style:
Pizza, J. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "You have to use your judgment, your eye, your judgment -- your skill can do so much and that's it.". -08-08. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003858/.
MLA citation style:
Pizza, Joseph, and Thomas D Carroll. "You have to use your judgment, your eye, your judgment -- your skill can do so much and that's it.". -08-08, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003858/>.