DARE Interview : Buchanan, Virginia; Primary Informant VA025

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • VA025: White; female; age: 75 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: VA025 (3:52)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1691-S1). [Additional speakers: Informant's sister]
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:10 House built 1835 as boarding house
  • 05:50 Silk worms raised there, grandmother spun, wore; quilts and clothing
  • 09:35 Vegetable gardening
  • 10:30 Springs, creeks, canal in past
  • 14:00 Relatives
  • 14:30 Wildlife
  • 15:00 Snakes
  • 19:35 They have 1200 acres of land
  • 20:35 Canning fruits and vegetables; rarely goes to town
  • 21:55 Washing clothes, they got electricity in 1960
  • 22:55 Rattlesnakes; mountain area, huckleberries
  • 25:20 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Huizenga, Sharon
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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