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Paterson (N.J.) -- Photographs


View Resource Working in Paterson: Occupational Heritage in an Urban Setting

Founded in 1791, Paterson, New Jersey, "the cradle of the Industrial Revolution in America," was the first planned industrial center in the US. In 1994, the Library of Congress American Folklife Center conducted an occupational culture study resulting in a collection of many hours of recorded interviews of Paterson residents and thousands of photos, documents, and other materials. There are over...