Audio Recording Description of equipment and operations in different areas of Teshon plant

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Title
Description of equipment and operations in different areas of Teshon plant
Contributor Names
Hardy, Charles "Chuck" (Narrator)
Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-09-09
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Textile industry
-  Work processes
-  Weaving
-  Joseph Teshon Co. Inc. (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Charles "Chuck" Hardy, plant manager of Joseph Teshon, Inc., a fabric-weaving mill in Paterson, New Jersey. The interview is being conducted on September 9, 1994, in an office at the mill.
-  Summary of audio segment: Description of equipment and operations in different areas of the Teshon plant: on the top floor of main building there is jacquard weaving, dobby weaving, and warping; on main floor there is preparation: different kinds of winding (skein to tube, skein to cone, skein to bobbin, quill winding), hard-card and new endless-paper machine jacquard weaving, inspection room, lunch room, office; in the basement: dobbie weaving (because ceiling isn't high enough for jacquard weaving heads), two warpers, main card storage, warping machine that makes edge bobbins; in the dye house: storage of (un-dyed) natural yarns, dyeing machines, area for drying dyed skeins, 125 horse power boiler (a lot of steam needed for dyeing operations), storage of loom and machine parts; in basement of dye house: storage of older hard cards.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A022
Source Collection
Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.afc/afcwip.dta02207
Language
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:

Hardy, Charles "Chuck", and David Alan Taylor. Description of equipment and operations in different areas of Teshon plant. -09-09, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip000072/.

APA citation style:

Hardy, C. ". & Taylor, D. A. (1994) Description of equipment and operations in different areas of Teshon plant. -09-09. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip000072/.

MLA citation style:

Hardy, Charles "Chuck", and David Alan Taylor. Description of equipment and operations in different areas of Teshon plant. -09-09, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000072/>.