DARE Interview : Wayland, New York; Primary Informant NY117

  1. Full interview

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY117: White; male; age: 88 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media File:
  • Full Interview (Tape 1145-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Personal history: born 1880, school, grocery store job after high school
  • 01:20 Wayland in past small settlement of mostly potato farmers
  • 03:10 Work as traveling salesman/driver 1902-1909; traveling accounts; 1909-1944 one employer [not clear type of work]
  • 10:15 Fishing in the Finger Lakes
  • 12:05 Working 35 years [a store?]
  • 13:20 Horse-drawn vehicles
  • 13:35 Family farm labor on 148 acres [pre-1900]
  • 14:50 Presidential election candidates
  • 15:30 Large scale potato growers came in about 25 years ago and have drove out little farms
  • 17:50 Local industry: chair manufacturer, small wood object company, cannery
  • 22:15 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Seastone, Charles
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff