Audio Recording Milagros Cueto's first job in the U.S.
About this Item
- Milagros Cueto's first job in the U.S.
- Contributor Names
- Cueto, Milagros "Millie" (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Emigration and Immigration
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - Clothing industry
- - Dominican Americans
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Elsa's Fashions (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Milagros Cueto. She works for Elsa Mantilla, making dresses on the third floor of her shop on 21st Avenue.
- - Summary of audio segment: TC asks about MC's first job here. MC got a job with Brooks Brothers, making shirts for women. Now they've left Paterson and moved maybe to Florida. She got the job because someone told her about it. They gave her training, but she already had knowledge of sewing machines, and knew something about the system of work here. Her family had explained this to her, in the Dominican Republic, how things worked here. She worked at Brooks Brothers for 3 months. Her husband was here at first, but decided to return to the Dominican Republic because he was a lawyer, and the language barrier was too imposing for him. So they both returned to the home country, and one year later were divorced, after which MC returned to Paterson.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A014
- 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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Chicago citation style:
Cueto, Milagros "Millie", and Thomas D Carroll. Milagros Cueto's first job in the U.S. -09-01, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003926/.
APA citation style:
Cueto, M. ". & Carroll, T. D. (1994) Milagros Cueto's first job in the U.S. -09-01. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip003926/.
MLA citation style:
Cueto, Milagros "Millie", and Thomas D Carroll. Milagros Cueto's first job in the U.S. -09-01, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip003926/>.