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Photo, Print, Drawing Joe seated at his workbench, at work on a coat.

About this Item

Title

  • Joe seated at his workbench, at work on a coat.

Names

  • Pizza, Joseph (Depicted)
  • Carroll, Thomas D. (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • [1994-08-08]

Headings

  • -  Italian Americans
  • -  Work processes
  • -  Ethnographic photographs
  • -  Stores & shops
  • -  Tailor shops
  • -  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
  • -  Ritz Tailor and Cleaning (Paterson, N.J.)
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Photographs
  • -  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson

Genre

  • Ethnography
  • Photographs

Notes

  • -  Forms part of a group of images documenting Joe Pizza's tailor shop, called "Ritz Tailor and Cleaner" on the awning and in the telephone directory.
  • -  The microphone used for the interview, which had been conducted previous to the photography, is visible to his left. To the right, a fan is visible in the window. When operating, the fan blows over the steam pressing equipment that Joe uses.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-C002-19

Source Collection

  • Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line

Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Pizza, Joseph, and Thomas D Carroll. Joe Seated at His Workbench, at Work on a Coat. United States New Jersey Paterson, 1994. [-08-08] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip004058/.

APA citation style:

Pizza, J. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) Joe Seated at His Workbench, at Work on a Coat. United States New Jersey Paterson, 1994. [-08-08] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afcwip004058/.

MLA citation style:

Pizza, Joseph, and Thomas D Carroll. Joe Seated at His Workbench, at Work on a Coat. [-08-08] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip004058/>.