Photo, Print, Drawing A humorous sign about patternmakers in the Technocraft shop.
About this Item
- A humorous sign about patternmakers in the Technocraft shop.
- Contributor Names
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- (Collaborator)
- McCarl, Robert (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Textile industry
- - Technocraft Patternmakers
- - Ethnographic photographs
- - Signs (Notices)
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Bloomfield
- - Forms part of a group of images documenting scenes at Technocraft, a pattern-making firm in Bloomfield, NJ, August 11, 1994.
- - It reads: "I have a problem. I have two brothers. One is a Pattern Maker. The other brother was sentenced to death in the electric chair for murdering a dozen nuns with a machete. My mother died from insanity when I was three years old. My two sisters are prostitutes and my father sells crack cocaine to young kids out of his ice cream truck. Recently I met a girl who was just released from a reformatory where she served time for smothering her illegitimate child to death. I want to marry her. My problem is this: if I marry this girl should I tell her about my brother the Pattern Maker?"
- 35 mm color slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-RM-C019-10
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- IIIF Presentation Manifest
- Manifest (JSON/LD)
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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:
Taylor, David Alan, and Robert McCarl. A humorous sign about patternmakers in the Technocraft shop. Bloomfield New Jersey United States, 1994. -08-11. Photograph. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003510/.
APA citation style:
Taylor, D. A. & McCarl, R. (1994) A humorous sign about patternmakers in the Technocraft shop. Bloomfield New Jersey United States, 1994. -08-11. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003510/.
MLA citation style:
Taylor, David Alan, and Robert McCarl. A humorous sign about patternmakers in the Technocraft shop. -08-11. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003510/>.