DARE Interview : Mobile, Alabama; Primary Informant AL009

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • AL009: White; female; age: 22 (young); education: college; community type: large city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: AL009 (3:01)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0010-S1). [Additional speakers: Adult male (husband of AL009)]
  • Content:
  • [Fieldworker reported different ages] 00:40 Jubilees
  • 02:25 Mardi Gras
  • 02:30 Debutantes
  • 03:30 Parading societies
  • 15:17 Costumes
  • 18:40 Catholicism and racism in Mobile
  • 23:00 Blacks' own Mardi Gras parade
  • 25:14 Junior Miss
  • 29:20 Cousin's Christmas party
  • 32:00 Informant recites song written for her
  • 34:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0010-S2). [Additional speakers: Adult male (husband of AL009)]
  • Content:
  • 00:00 Informant's family; grandfather's house: description
  • 03:33 Drapes vs. curtains: distinction between. Fieldworker speaks of Informant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; anecdotes
  • 06:34 Mobile society: family
  • 08:07 Usage of "Negro," "nigger," "colored people"
  • 11:12 (Pronunciation of "Negro" in U.S. North and Alabama)
  • 11:57 Lima vs. butter beans
  • 15:32 Alabama terms and pronunciations
  • 28:35 Education
  • 32:00 Public vs. private schools
  • 34:15 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 0011-S1).
  • Content:
  • [Fieldworker reported different ages] 00:24 Arthur the Rat
  • 03:21 AL009 Completes Arthur the Rat and a second voice appears, reciting the last line of Arthur the Rat
  • 03:32 Fieldworker terminates the interview
  • 03:32 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  4. Full interview 3

Details

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