Audio Recording "Most of my customers . . . come from other cities."
About this Item
- "Most of my customers . . . come from other cities."
- 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 talks about the possibility of a move to Ohio. Elsa's sister lives there, and is saying that there's a need for a store like Elsa's Fashions in Ohio. They should open a store there. Elsa talked to AM about it, wants to consider a move. AM says he's not afraid to try new things. He's contemplating a move. Most of his customers now come from other towns -- Hackensack, West Paterson, etc. AM talks about the dress business. They come from out of the immediate area. TC asks where the designs come from, and AM says people pick them from magazines that are in the shop. Most of the young girls who come there have their own pictures of dresses they'd like to have made.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A007
- 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
Chicago citation style:
Mantilla, Francisco "Arturo", and Thomas D Carroll. "Most of my customers . . come from other cities.". -08-10, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003881/.
APA citation style:
Mantilla, F. ". & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "Most of my customers . . come from other cities.". -08-10. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003881/.
MLA citation style:
Mantilla, Francisco "Arturo", and Thomas D Carroll. "Most of my customers . . come from other cities.". -08-10, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003881/>.