DARE Interview : Chillicothe, Ohio; Primary Informant OH036

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • OH036: White; male; age: 64 (old); education: college; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH036 (3:13)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1227-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Arthur the Rat
  • 03:45 Monument company—history, types of tools used, sandblasting (defined), steelblaster (described), polishing stones-history, time needed to polish stones
  • 15:40 Types of stone used for monuments
  • 19:40 Education—chose his own college courses
  • 22:20 Time it takes to design a monument
  • 24:05 Informant's position on cemetery committee—duties
  • 27:55 Story about woman who wanted her age kept secret, even after death
  • 29:50 Scams using overcrowding of cemeteries as a scare tactic
  • 32:35 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Clark, Tom
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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