DARE Interview : Houghton, Michigan; Primary Informant MI042

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • MI042: White; male; age: 64 (old); education: college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: MI042 (3:06)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0690-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Local history
  • 02:30 Early movie theater (ca. 1916), projection, film
  • 05:55 Woodlore, home remedy for bedsores
  • 09:20 Fishing lures
  • 10:25 Maple syrup, birch syrup
  • 14:30 Local river, forest fires
  • 19:15 Mining tools, air-powered system
  • 22:20 Local topography and soils, minerals
  • 28:30 Horses
  • 31:35 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0690-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Horses
  • 02:55 College
  • 03:45 Mining practices
  • 06:25 Skiing—ski types, making skis, skiing
  • 11:55 Mining tools—air-powered tools, inventions 14:20 Bird dogs, training
  • 17:55 Life in past, entertainment
  • 20:55 Trapping
  • 24:50 Arthur the Rat
  • 28:00 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Reddington, John
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff