DARE Interview : Montgomery, Alabama; Primary Informant AL026

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • AL026: White; male; age: 68 (old); education: grade school; community type: large city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: AL026 (3:32)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0029-S1).
  • [Transcription available]
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Montgomery in Informant's childhood
  • 03:30 Urban planning of Montgomery
  • 06:15 Neighborhoods, Air base
  • 08:25 Drained lake, neighborhoods
  • 11:10 Work in theater, became electrician
  • 12:50 Became projector operator, describes film business
  • 17:55 Changes in projectors, tells how to change reels and lamps
  • 23:25 Cinerama operation
  • 27:20 How a film works
  • 30:05 His education
  • 32:45 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0029-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:10 School
  • 03:55 Need for a college degree, being a chief electrician's mate in WWII
  • 07:15 Why people should hire college graduates
  • 11:00 Description of his employees
  • 14:05 Skills necessary for success
  • 16:45 History of Montgomery
  • 19:50 Inland waterway
  • 22:25 Arthur the Rat
  • 26:00 Self-education
  • 28:25 Educational media technology
  • 32:35 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  4. Transcript

Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
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