Audio Recording Hairdressers' clientele
About this Item
- Hairdressers' clientele
- Contributor Names
- Garcia, Luz (Narrator)
- Carroll, Thomas D. (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Beauty Shops
- - Oral history
- - Interviews
- - Sound recordings
- - 21st Avenue (Paterson, N. J.)
- - Mari's Hair People (Paterson, N.J.)
- - Ethnography
- - United States -- New Jersey -- Paterson
- - Interview with Luz Garcia, owner of Mari's Hair People.
- - Summary of audio segment: Developed own clientele at Esmeralda's? LG says yes, every hairdresser does. And over the years LG has helped hairdressers who worked for her open their own businesses. She hasn't been selfish about it, always said, "The sun shines for everybody." So helped three girls who worked for LG to open own shops. They had their own clientele. It's like a doctor, have your own, that's the one you want. So when they leave, and the customers come and ask for them, LG gives the customer the hairdresser's address and phone number. A lot of people say LG is foolish to do that, but LG says no, they're not going to stay with her anyway. People are very funny. You could do their hair good, and even though they know the shop, they'd rather go someplace else before staying with you. If they can't find that person they used to get their hair done with, they'd rather try someplace else before staying with you. So how can you be selfish if that person's not going to stay? And some come back, for example, if old hairdresser isn't at new place, they come back, so it pays in the long run. That's one thing that really works through life. Her grandmother told LG that since she was little, not to be selfish and to help out others. So, it pays in the long run.
- Digital Audio Tape
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1995/028: WIP-TDC-A025
- 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:
Garcia, Luz, and Thomas D Carroll. Hairdressers' Clientele. -09-14, 1994. Audio. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip004007/.
APA citation style:
Garcia, L. & Carroll, T. D. (1994) Hairdressers' Clientele. -09-14. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/afcwip004007/.
MLA citation style:
Garcia, Luz, and Thomas D Carroll. Hairdressers' Clientele. -09-14, 1994. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afcwip004007/>.