Audio Recording "Now, Elsa is a famous person, about wedding dresses, about fashion show, about parades for different countries."

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Title
"Now, Elsa is a famous person, about wedding dresses, about fashion show, about parades for different countries."
Contributor Names
Cueto, Milagros "Millie" (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-09-01
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Dressmaking
-  Dominican Americans
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Elsa's Fashions (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Milagros Cueto. She works for Elsa Mantilla, making dresses on the third floor of her shop on 21st Avenue.
-  Summary of audio segment: Then Elsa started working with souvenirs for weddings, and a customer asked if Elsa knew someone who made dresses, and that was the start of the business. People started to come. MC talked with the customers, priced the dresses, advised customers on dress styles, etc. Then the business picked up, and MC said she needed help, and others were hired, and after a while Elsa had 5 people working there making dresses. MC says that now, Elsa is a famous person for her wedding dresses, fashion shows, parades for different countries. That was how Elsa started the business, but she didn't know how to begin.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A014
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.tca01407
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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Cueto, Milagros "Millie", and Thomas D Carroll. "Now, Elsa is a famous person, about wedding dresses, about fashion show, about parades for different countries.". -09-01, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003930/. (Accessed May 01, 2017.)

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Cueto, M. ". & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "Now, Elsa is a famous person, about wedding dresses, about fashion show, about parades for different countries.". -09-01. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003930/.

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Cueto, Milagros "Millie", and Thomas D Carroll. "Now, Elsa is a famous person, about wedding dresses, about fashion show, about parades for different countries.". -09-01, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003930/>.