DARE Interview : Gardner, Massachusetts; Primary Informant MA062

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • MA062: White; male; age: 82 (old); education: high school; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: MA062 (3:29)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0865-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:00 Travel to Virginia (1907)
  • 05:45 Hunting, photographing wildlife
  • 16:00 City life versus country life, flowers
  • 19:15 Schools
  • 23:15 Locating water [dowsing]
  • 29:40 Country fairs
  • 31:45 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0865-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:10 County fairs, water pumping contest
  • 01:20 Firefighting
  • 05:50 Tin pot and pan shops and peddling
  • 06:20 Jonas Clark—local philanthropist
  • 07:20 Historical society, library and librarians
  • 10:30 Weather
  • 12:20 Water power, water mills
  • 14:10 Flood of 1938
  • 15:20 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Zink, Joan
Date
  • 1969
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff