Audio Recording "I think in the 60s it changed, because that was decline of the silk mills in the city of Paterson."

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Title
"I think in the 60s it changed, because that was decline of the silk mills in the city of Paterson."
Contributor Names
Carbonelli, Matthew (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-11
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Ethnicity and occupation
-  Neighborhood stores
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Matthew Carbonelli.
-  Summary of audio segment: TC asks where MC's neighbors work. Newly arrived Hispanics and newly arrived Italians, what can they do? Most work in factories. Some are deliverymen. It's not like before, where everybody worked in the dye house, or everybody worked in the silk mill. That changed in the 1960s, which was when the silk mills declined in Paterson. MC was born in "Little Italy" [Market Street area, where St. Michael's is] and moved to 21st Avenue area when he was 4 years old. He's seen the change brought by the closing of the silk mills in this area too. And has always maintained ties to this area, though he moved. He can tell a lot about Little Italy, and can name every store that used to be here.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A008
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.tca00804
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:

Carbonelli, Matthew, and Thomas D Carroll. "I think in the 60s it changed, because that was decline of the silk mills in the city of Paterson.". -08-11, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003887/.

APA citation style:

Carbonelli, M. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "I think in the 60s it changed, because that was decline of the silk mills in the city of Paterson.". -08-11. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003887/.

MLA citation style:

Carbonelli, Matthew, and Thomas D Carroll. "I think in the 60s it changed, because that was decline of the silk mills in the city of Paterson.". -08-11, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003887/>.