DARE Interview : Fairview, Oklahoma; Primary Informant OK039

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • OK039: White; male; age: 101 (old); education: grade school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1303-S1). [Additional speakers: Informant's daughter]
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Personal history—Informant's journey to Oklahoma
  • 04:00 Type of wood used to make wagons
  • 05:15 How Informant got land—gov't surveys divided land into sections
  • 08:15 Description of Informant's first home
  • 15:45 Location of Indians when Informant came to Oklahoma
  • 17:35 Informant's first crop in Oklahoma
  • 19:25 Tools used to plow the land
  • 20:15 Informant's job as blacksmith
  • 28:10 Story about other men claiming Informant's land
  • 30:15 Informant's duties as blacksmith
  • 35:10 Job history
  • 36:20 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1303-S2). [Additional speakers: Informant's daughter]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Account of two men who tried to scare Informant off his land with a gun
  • 01:20 Type of gun Informant owns, types of shells used
  • 03:00 Type of game hunted—type of gun used for hunting
  • 05:30 Local outlaws, outlaw women, stories about Informant's encounters with them
  • 15:20 Storms
  • 20:15 Education—description of country schools
  • 22:25 Types of churches and preachers in the past
  • 25:15 Celebrations—4th of July
  • 26:50 Railroad—date built, size of town, important crops
  • 31:35 Means of chopping timber and making boards in the past
  • 36:15 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Maki, Reino
Date
  • 1966
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
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