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DARE Interview : Lewistown, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA072

  • 1968
Dictionary of American Regional English
  • Informant Data:
  • PA072: White; female; age: 25 (young); education: high school; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA072 (3:06)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1372-S1P1). [Additional speakers: Informant's children]
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Arthur the Rat
  • 03:30 Informant’s family—names and ages of Informant’s children
  • 09:00 Discussion about middle children
  • 13:00 Restrictions on Informant’s children
  • 15:20 Personal history—location of Informant’s birth
  • 18:10 Travel—has never traveled, wants to go to Italy
  • 19:30 Informant’s father spoke Italian
  • 22:55 Race relations—Black power movements, affirmative action, race riots
  • 29:30 Gun control measures
  • 32:00 Violence
  • 34:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1372-S1P2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Race relations
  • 01:50 Discussion about Jean Dixon
  • 02:50 Superstitions—why Informant believes, examples of ones she believes in
  • 09:15 Recovery after childbirth
  • 11:50 Tape end
  1. Arthur the Rat

  2. Full Interview 1

  3. Full Interview 2

Publication Details

Fieldworker
Breuer, James
Date
1968
Publisher
Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
English
For Staff
METS