Audio Recording History of Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc.
About this Item
- History of Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc.
- Contributor Names
- Mangrum, Charles (Narrator)
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - African Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Textile industry
- - Silk industry
- - Family-run businesses
- - Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc. (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Charles Mangrum, Director of Personnel at Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc., 75 Wood Street, Paterson, N.J. The interview is being conducted at a lunch room at Kalkstein Silk Mills, on a Saturday.
- - Summary of audio segment: History of Kalkstein's. Bernard Kalkstein cames to the United states from Poland in the late 1930s; he started as a gift wrapper at Gimbel's in New York City; he decided he wanted to have his own business. Charles thinks Kalkstein cames from a textile family in the old country. The Kalkstein company was established in the 1940s; the firm has been in business for over fifty years; it got started by producing material for silk neckwear; later, they firm made fabric for apparel, including material for wedding gowns; also, the firm manufactures upholstery and drapery; the firm has two divisions--silk and polyester neckwear, and upholstery.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-DT-A024
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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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:
Mangrum, Charles, and David Alan Taylor. History of Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc. -09-10, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip000075/.
APA citation style:
Mangrum, C. & Taylor, D. A. (1994) History of Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc. -09-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip000075/.
MLA citation style:
Mangrum, Charles, and David Alan Taylor. History of Kalkstein Silk Mills, Inc. -09-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip000075/>.