DARE Interview : Hawley, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA081

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • PA081: White; female; age: 52 (middle-aged); education: high school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1376-S1P1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 [Fieldworker describes content of tape]
  • 02:30 Recipes given [most read by Fieldworker]
  • 12:20 Home remedies [read by Fieldworker]
  • 16:25 Recipes [read by Fieldworker]
  • 28:05 Lyrics to league song [read by Fieldworker]
  • 29:40 Recipes for sick animals
  • 31:15 Recipe for preserving cider
  • 32:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1376-S1P2). [Additional speakers: Adult female]
  • Content:
  • 00:20 [Informant reads from her mother’s journal from 1909]
  • 01:45 Discussion of sledding
  • 03:25 [Informant resumes reading—health, nature, elections]
  • 06:40 Discussion of the journal
  • 07:40 [Informant resumes reading—Christmas presents received]
  • 14:00 Macadamized road—defined by Fieldworker
  • 14:45 [Informant resumes reading—straw rides, pencils, Europe]
  • 17:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 1376-S2). [Additional speakers: Adult female, Adult male]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Recipes given for grange potato salad and German dressing
  • 02:40 Definition of lightning [read from journal]
  • 03:20 Description of moon [read from journal]
  • 05:00 Discussion of children—curiosity, TV
  • 07:45 Hide and seek [rules read from journal]
  • 10:30 Description of rivers, snow [read from journal]
  • 14:35 Discussion of journal
  • 15:00 Description of Columbus discovering America [read from journal]
  • 15:25 Tape end
  • Full Interview 4 (Tape 1377-S1). [Additional speakers: Adult male, Adult female]
  • Content:
  • 00:30 [Fieldworker describes contents of tape]
  • 01:05 [From journal] opium, ponds
  • 02:00 Arbor Day
  • 02:40 [From journal] heartbeats, alcohol, nature, blood, words, Phoenix, Old Glory, muscles
  • 12:25 Words used for shirt
  • 13:30 [From journal] Hessians, time, rum blossoms
  • 18:15 Discussion of Fieldworker’s travel and work
  • 23:10 Words used in the valley, not in Honesdale
  • 27:20 Discussion of Informant’s glassware
  • 32:10 Tape end
  • Full Interview 5 (Tape 1377-S2). [Additional speakers: Adult female, Adult male]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Discussion of ghosts living in Informant’s house, reactions to the ghosts, activities of the ghosts
  • 11:10 Story about ghosts in a seminary
  • 13:00 Story about county seat building
  • 14:10 Story about friend’s grandmother’s language, description of local accent, discussion of accent used by media, Fieldworker’s opinion about why people change their accents
  • 17:15 Local people, community description, local prejudices, rivalries between communities
  • 32:05 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

  3. Full interview 3

  4. Full interview 4

  5. Full interview 5

Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
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