Audio Recording Watson in the 1940's
About this Item
- Watson in the 1940's
- Contributor Names
- Buonforte, Al (Narrator)
- McCarl, Robert (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Italian Americans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Watson Machine International
- - Machinery industry
- - Economic aspects of war
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Al Buonforte in his office at Watson Machine International.
- - Summary of audio segment: Early 1940s Watson was a going concern. Had about a hundred and forty people. There were long tables in this room and ten engineers and draftsmen in here. Had lots of wooden patterns because the foundry was that heavy. Foundry would have had about forty people employed there. They would not work two shifts, they would work overtime. During the war the shop worked two shifts, but not a full crew. Specific machines, like a planing machine and gear-cutting and the lathe department. Maybe ten or twelve guys.
- Analog Audio Cassette
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-A004
- 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:
Buonforte, Al, and Robert McCarl. Watson in the 's. -08-10, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003194/.
APA citation style:
Buonforte, A. & McCarl, R. (1994) Watson in the 's. -08-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003194/.
MLA citation style:
Buonforte, Al, and Robert McCarl. Watson in the 's. -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003194/>.