Audio Recording "Always God, in my life, since I was a child; without him I go nowhere."

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Title
"Always God, in my life, since I was a child; without him I go nowhere."
Contributor Names
Jimenez, Waldina (Narrator)
Levitas, Susan, 1961- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-05
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Faith
-  Honduran Americans
-  Memorial Day Care Center (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Waldina Jimenez, an office worker at Memorial Day Nursery.
-  Summary of audio segment: (How did you get the job at Marriott?) I went to apply for it. A friend of mine took me to the hotel, and thanks God I started. As I told you, God is with me; everything that I'm going to start is in the name of God. Help me God, give me the strength, I don't like this job but I have to do it. So God give me the thing that I have to have to keep on this. Always God, in my life, since I was a child; without him I go nowhere. Without him I can do nothing; he gives me everything; he gives me the strength, and he gives me the wisdom; I have this job because of him.
Medium
Analog Audio Cassette
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-SL-A001
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.sla00104
Online Format
audio

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Credit line

Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Jimenez, Waldina, and Susan Levitas. "Always God, in my life, since I was a child; without him I go nowhere.". -08-05, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003596/.

APA citation style:

Jimenez, W. & Levitas, S. (1994) "Always God, in my life, since I was a child; without him I go nowhere.". -08-05. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003596/.

MLA citation style:

Jimenez, Waldina, and Susan Levitas. "Always God, in my life, since I was a child; without him I go nowhere.". -08-05, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003596/>.