Audio Recording "Any business you're beginning, you need to wait 3 or 4 years to see the reaction."
About this Item
- "Any business you're beginning, you need to wait 3 or 4 years to see the reaction."
- Contributor Names
- Mantilla, Francisco "Arturo" (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Puerto Ricans
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Family-run businesses
- - Stores & shops
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Elsa's Fashions (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Francisco "Arturo" Mantilla, co-owner of Elsa's Fashions on 21st Avenue.
- - Summary of audio segment: AM says he's moving from retail clothing business to manufacturing, has four ladies on third floor who make special dresses for weddings, communions, etc. Thinks in 3 or 4 years it will work out. His customer base is expanding too, has Italian community, African American community, American community. The reason is he can make anything, his wife's experience in fabrics, manufacturing, make them able to satisfy any customer needs. Can make any dress from a magazine. Knows where to get fabric, how to make dresses, has nice women to sew. New business is increasing.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A006
- 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:
Mantilla, Francisco "Arturo", and Thomas D Carroll. "Any business you're beginning, you need to wait 3 or 4 years to see the reaction.". -08-10, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003876/.
APA citation style:
Mantilla, F. ". & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "Any business you're beginning, you need to wait 3 or 4 years to see the reaction.". -08-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003876/.
MLA citation style:
Mantilla, Francisco "Arturo", and Thomas D Carroll. "Any business you're beginning, you need to wait 3 or 4 years to see the reaction.". -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003876/>.