Audio Recording An overview of the garment manufacturing process

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An overview of the garment manufacturing process
Contributor Names
Landi, Vincent (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Work processes
-  Clothing industry
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Garden State Cutting Company (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
-  Interview with Vincent Landi, owner of Garden State Cutting Co. on Gray Street at 21st Avenue.
-  Summary of audio segment: TC asks VL to describe the work of his company. VL says a garment is created, shown to a buyer, an order is placed with the manufacturer. The cost sheet is put together, and a cutting ticket to purchase all ingredients. A cutting ticket is assigned to the cutting room, and the raw materials arrive right behind it as ordered by the manufacturer. GSC does mathematical formulas to organize production, material is spread, cut, bundled, and shipped all over the world for sewing. Some sewing is done in Paterson, and also South Jersey, South Carolina, the Caribbean, Columbia, all over the world for assembly. Then it comes back as a finished garment, either here [to GSC] or to Manhattan, where it's shipped to a retail outlet or store for sale.
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A013
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
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Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Landi, Vincent, and Thomas D Carroll. An Overview of the Garment Manufacturing Process. -08-17, 1994. Audio.

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Landi, V. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) An Overview of the Garment Manufacturing Process. -08-17. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Landi, Vincent, and Thomas D Carroll. An Overview of the Garment Manufacturing Process. -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.