Audio Recording "The vast majority of our clientele is from Paterson itself."

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Title
"The vast majority of our clientele is from Paterson itself."
Contributor Names
Carrera, Miguel de la (Narrator)
Carrera, Antonio de la (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-09-03
Subject Headings
-  Cuban Americans
-  Lawyers
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Miguel de la Carrera.
-  Summary of audio segment: TC asks how MC defined "neighborhood". MC says it's basically a walk-in practice. Advertise in the phone book and get some clients from there, though MC thinks some of those clients misidentify them as Italian. But the vast majority come to MC because they had been previously represented by himself or his father, or who see the sign and see that it's a Spanish speaking law firm, or who have asked around and been told this is a place to go. Most are from the Paterson area, some from Passaic, some from Bergen County. And their concerns are very domestic sorts of concerns. They don't represent corporations in federal litigation, etc., they represent people who are buying and selling grocery stores or houses, or are getting divorced, or having troubles because of the house and are going into bankruptcy, or are evicting a tenant, or have had an accident driving in the area, things like that. They're neighbors of the office.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A015
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afcwip.tca01511
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:

Carrera, Miguel De La, Antonio De La Carrera, and Thomas D Carroll. "The vast majority of our clientele is from Paterson itself.". -09-03, 1994. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003949/.

APA citation style:

Carrera, M. D. L., Carrera, A. D. L. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "The vast majority of our clientele is from Paterson itself.". -09-03. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003949/.

MLA citation style:

Carrera, Miguel De La, Antonio De La Carrera, and Thomas D Carroll. "The vast majority of our clientele is from Paterson itself.". -09-03, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003949/>.