DARE Interview : Charlemont, Massachusetts; Primary Informant MA025

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • MA025: White; male; age: 74 (old); education: grade school; community type: rural
  • MA025A: White; female; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: MA025 (4:02) [Faint high-pitched whistle and low motor hum]
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0835-S1). [Additional speakers: MA025A]
  • Content:
  • 00:35 [Intro]
  • 00:55 Arthur the Rat
  • 05:25 Farming
  • 07:05 Maple syrup making
  • 15:15 Farm machinery in the past
  • 16:15 Haymaking in the past
  • 19:30 Barn and cattle
  • 20:55 Haymaking
  • 21:30 Livestock
  • 24:35 Agricultural fairs (contemporary)
  • 26:10 Fourth of July firecrackers
  • 26:50 Handmade rugs
  • 27:25 Celebrations in past
  • 28:30 [Fieldworker comments]
  • 29:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0835-S2). [Additional speakers: MA025A]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Hurricane of 1938
  • 04:15 Electric fences to contain livestock
  • 06:45 [Fieldworker comments]
  • 07:35 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