Audio Recording "I think the Paterson people love hot dogs."

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"I think the Paterson people love hot dogs."
Contributor Names
Carroll, Sarah (Narrator)
Carroll, Sydney (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Food
-  Foodways
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Retirees
-  Hot Texas Weiners
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Pequannock
-  Summary of audio segment: Sarah thinks the first hot Texas wieners were served in Paterson in 1938 or '39. Sarah tells story about her sister taking her to a wiener place that opened around that time. Sydney and Sarah used to go for hot dogs at a place called Waterfalls Inn, in Garfield, when they were courting. Sydney and Sarah prefer their hot dogs "all-the-way," which means theyre served with onions, chili sauce, mustard. Sydney likes to drink coffee or diet soda with his hot dogs.
-  Interview with Sydney and Sarah Carroll at their home in Pequannock, New Jersey. They are the parents of Working in Paterson fieldworker Tom Carroll.
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A011
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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Chicago citation style:

Carroll, Sarah, Sydney Carroll, and David Alan Taylor. "I think the Paterson people love hot dogs.". -08-11, 1994. Audio.

APA citation style:

Carroll, S., Carroll, S. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) "I think the Paterson people love hot dogs.". -08-11. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Carroll, Sarah, Sydney Carroll, and David Alan Taylor. "I think the Paterson people love hot dogs.". -08-11, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.