Audio Recording The old times: working as a night watchman at Watson; feeding the goldfish in the well
About this Item
- The old times: working as a night watchman at Watson; feeding the goldfish in the well
- Contributor Names
- Titus, Robert "Barney" (Narrator)
- McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Work processes
- - Hours of labor
- - Watson Machine International
- - Machinery industry
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Barney Titus at Watson Machine International.
- - Summary of audio segment: Barney used to be the night watchman. He used to work two jobs, chipping and as a security guard. That was in the old days -- way back -- when they didn't have any security at Watson. So he used to have to make a round every hour -- to clock my clock. It was scary -- because there was an old boiler and at three o'clock in the morning you heard a boom boom. He used to carry a little Derringer and the foundry in particular was dark and it stunk.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A001
- 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:
Titus, Robert "Barney", and Robert McCarl. The old times:working as a night watchman at Watson; feeding the goldfish in the well. -08-05, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003176/.
APA citation style:
Titus, R. ". & McCarl, R. (1994) The old times:working as a night watchman at Watson; feeding the goldfish in the well. -08-05. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003176/.
MLA citation style:
Titus, Robert "Barney", and Robert McCarl. The old times:working as a night watchman at Watson; feeding the goldfish in the well. -08-05, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003176/>.