DARE Interview : Bellville, Ohio; Primary Informant OH072

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • OH072: White; female; age: 83 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH072 (3:45)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1259-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:15 Informant's involvement in painting—job history as a landscaper and the relation between landscaping and painting, now gives free painting lessons every week
  • 12:45 Astrology—reasons for Informant's interest. Palmistry—how Informant learned, descriptions of characteristics of people's hands
  • 18:50 [Informant reads Fieldworker's palm]
  • 26:10 Description of Informant's concerns when reading palms
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1259-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Medical history—Informant fell down stairs
  • 01:05 Job history—chose landscaping over astrology and art
  • 03:20 Palmistry—Informant read husband's palm, predicted his illness, stories about reading other palms
  • 08:30 Family history—mother would sing
  • 11:05 Palmistry—stories about reading palms
  • 14:20 Numerology [Informant gives Fieldworker his number]
  • 15:35 Astrology [Fieldworker's astrology], reason Informant won't drive a car until March, discussion of Jean Dixon
  • 23:45 Numerology—definitions of each number, 1-9
  • 32:15 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Clark, Tom
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff