DARE Interview : Honesdale, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA084

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • PA084: White; male; age: 67 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1378-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:35 Local people
  • 01:55 Job history—teacher, description of Waymart High School
  • 04:20 Games—count-ups
  • 06:45 Song about local jail [sung]
  • 07:30 Description of Irish wakes, song sung at Irish wakes [sung]
  • 14:15 Leprechauns—described
  • 15:35 Irish traditions—banshees, limbo
  • 18:20 Games—hopscotch, one potato
  • 20:20 Entertainment—many songs sung by Informant
  • 29:15 Family history
  • 29:30 Community description
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1378-S2). [Additional speakers: Adult male]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Community reaction to new hospital and railroad
  • 02:15 Pranks pulled on newlyweds—skimmleton
  • 06:00 Church socials, church suppers, covered dish suppers, activities of the grange
  • 09:20 Local people
  • 10:05 Hotels, taverns, livery stables—hang-outs for young men
  • 12:30 Local industry—Husco shoe company, description of coal docks
  • 17:30 Local industry—canal boats
  • 18:55 Description of taking coal through canals
  • 22:20 Local history—origin of name of town and roads
  • 27:00 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

Details

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