DARE Interview : Dover, Delaware; Primary Informant DE007

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • DE007: White; male; age: 68 (old); education: grade school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: DE007 (7:24) [Quality poor on second part that occurs on Side 2]
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0235-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Dairy farming with Holsteins, growing his own corn. Family helps with milking.
  • 05:00 Changes in farming as cost goes up and prices down—no more profit
  • 09:10 Running an eight-mile muskrat trapline, skinning what they catch
  • 13:05 Skinning raccoons and beavers, prices of hides, how much they catch
  • 17:00 Duck hunting, preferred types to shoot. Loss of duck habitats
  • 22:40 What gun he uses (12-gauge double barrel), hunting quail and pheasant
  • 26:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 32:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0235-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:10 Arthur the Rat (continued from side 1)
  • 02:15 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Rubrecht, August
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
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