Audio Recording "I put an ad in the paper for help, I have 30 or 40 phone calls by 1:00 in the afternoon."

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Title
"I put an ad in the paper for help, I have 30 or 40 phone calls by 1:00 in the afternoon."
Contributor Names
Landi, Vincent (Narrator)
Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
Created / Published
1994-08-17
Subject Headings
-  Oral history
-  Interviews
-  Sound recordings
-  Clothing industry
-  21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
-  Garden State Cutting Company (Paterson, N.J.)
-  Ethnography
-  United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  Interview with Vincent Landi, owner of Garden State Cutting Co. on Gray Street at 21st Avenue.
-  Summary of audio segment: VL says they tell their people the future here is not great, but it's a stepping stone. If something develops that's better we understand, just give us a couple of weeks notice. Labor pool is large in Paterson. VL put ad in paper for help and has 30 or 40 phone calls by 1pm. People often try to get friends or relatives a job there. VL tries his people first before going public when he needs someone, then he places an ad.
Medium
Digital Audio Tape
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A013
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.tca01304
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:

Landi, Vincent, and Thomas D Carroll. "I put an ad in the paper for help, I have 30 or 40 phone calls by 1:00 in the afternoon.". -08-17, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003921/.

APA citation style:

Landi, V. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) "I put an ad in the paper for help, I have 30 or 40 phone calls by 1:00 in the afternoon.". -08-17. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003921/.

MLA citation style:

Landi, Vincent, and Thomas D Carroll. "I put an ad in the paper for help, I have 30 or 40 phone calls by 1:00 in the afternoon.". -08-17, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003921/>.