Audio Recording An overview of the garment manufacturing process
About this Item
- An overview of the garment manufacturing process
- Contributor Names
- Landi, Vincent (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Work processes
- - Clothing industry
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Garden State Cutting Company (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Vincent Landi, owner of Garden State Cutting Co. on Gray Street at 21st Avenue.
- - Summary of audio segment: TC asks VL to describe the work of his company. VL says a garment is created, shown to a buyer, an order is placed with the manufacturer. The cost sheet is put together, and a cutting ticket to purchase all ingredients. A cutting ticket is assigned to the cutting room, and the raw materials arrive right behind it as ordered by the manufacturer. GSC does mathematical formulas to organize production, material is spread, cut, bundled, and shipped all over the world for sewing. Some sewing is done in Paterson, and also South Jersey, South Carolina, the Caribbean, Columbia, all over the world for assembly. Then it comes back as a finished garment, either here [to GSC] or to Manhattan, where it's shipped to a retail outlet or store for sale.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A013
- Source Collection
- Working in Paterson Project Collection (AFC 1995/028)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
The Library of Congress is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17, U.S.C.) or any other restrictions in the material in this collection, except as noted below. Users should keep in mind that the Library of Congress is providing access to these materials strictly for educational and research purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other holders of rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. See our Legal Notices and Privacy and Publicity Rights for additional information and restrictions.
The American Folklife Center and the professional fieldworkers who carry out these projects feel a strong ethical responsibility to the people they have visited and who have consented to have their lives documented for the historical record. The Center asks that researchers approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and creativity are documented here. Researchers are also reminded that privacy and publicity rights may pertain to certain uses of this material.
Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact the Folklife Reading Room for assistance.
Working in Paterson Project collection, 1993-2002 (AFC 1995/028), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.
Chicago citation style:
Landi, Vincent, and Thomas D Carroll. An Overview of the Garment Manufacturing Process. -08-17, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003919/.
APA citation style:
Landi, V. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) An Overview of the Garment Manufacturing Process. -08-17. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003919/.
MLA citation style:
Landi, Vincent, and Thomas D Carroll. An Overview of the Garment Manufacturing Process. -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003919/>.