Audio Recording Ralph Venezia describes his satellite business

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Ralph Venezia describes his satellite business
Contributor Names
Venezia, Ralph (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Italian Americans
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Customer relations
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Sanremo Italian Imports (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
-  Interview with Ralph Venezia, owner of Sanremo Italian Import Company.
-  Summary of audio segment: Business changes in terms of product line, always an adventure, never know what will work out. And went into the satellite business, sells and installs within a one hundred mile radius, in three states. RV says he mostly deals in that side of the business with Italians, not much with Italian Americans. Italians straight. Even if they've been in this country 40 years, they left Italy with the mentality that they wanted to live in an Italian life style [even though they live in the US]. Italian sports are a big draw for them. RAI America provides 40 to 50 [soccer] games a season. And as the Italian team advanced in world competition, they aired more games.
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A009
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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Venezia, Ralph, and Thomas D Carroll. Ralph Venezia describes his satellite business. -08-11, 1994. Audio.

APA citation style:

Venezia, R. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) Ralph Venezia describes his satellite business. -08-11. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Venezia, Ralph, and Thomas D Carroll. Ralph Venezia describes his satellite business. -08-11, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.