DARE Interview : Strasburg, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA029

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • PA029: White; male; age: 68 (old); education: some college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA029 (4:12)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1347-S1).
  • Content:
  • 01:10 Amish—clothing, wagons, recreation, farms
  • 09:25 Description of local roads
  • 10:25 Alley apples= manure
  • 10:45 Amish—attitude toward laws, court, police. Barn raisings. Lights on wagons.
  • 15:30 Amish horses, mules, tractors, description of thrashing wheat, power sources used by Amish
  • 22:00 [Volume increases] Why township is dry
  • 27:45 Local restaurant owned by local people—stories about them
  • 30:45 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1347-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:10 General description—sports farm—described
  • 04:25 Local building—new, fire prevention
  • 11:15 Local pond—description of old mill
  • 02:25 Amish farms, where Amish buy things, source of money for Amish
  • 08:35 Amish customs—men’s beards, blue gates
  • 09:25 House Amish—described
  • 20:50 Amish animals—cows, story about a lame horse, Amish blacksmith
  • 26:30 Prices in Amish stores
  • 26:50 Amish work schedule
  • 27:35 Amish education
  • 29:35 Amish health problems
  • 30:45 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 1348-S1). [Additional speakers: Several males (in a bar)]
  • Content:
  • [Tape was made in a bar over lunch. Many people speak at once, many short conversations at once]
  • 00:25 General conversation
  • 01:20 Joke about Governor Wallace going to heaven
  • 02:00 General conversation about local people
  • 07:35 [Interruption by waitress]
  • 11:50 General conversation
  • 17:00 [Waitress brings food]
  • 21:00 General conversation
  • 32:15 Tape end
  • Full Interview 4 (Tape 1348-S2). [Additional speakers: Several males (in a bar)]
  • Content:
  • [Tape was made in a bar over lunch. Many people speak at once, many short conversations at once]
  • 00:05 General conversation
  • 05:40 Recipe for angel’s tit
  • 06:45 Discussion about drinks and alcohol
  • 10:00 General conversation about local people
  • 16:55 Pranks involving cars
  • 19:20 General conversation
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 5 (Tape 1349-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:30 Arthur the Rat [some tape distortion]
  • 04:45 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  4. Full interview 3

  5. Full interview 4

  6. Full interview 5

Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff