DARE Interview : Anchorage, Alaska; Primary Informant AK013

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • AK013: White; female; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0069-S1). [Additional speakers: Husband of AK013]
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Moving into town at first (first residents)—came in 1912, husband in Forest Service
  • 03:30 Origins of Anchorage. (Starts to look at photos.) Old supply boats, first train
  • 08:20 Local lake, diner, local artist. Railroad equipment shipped from Panama
  • 12:30 Union strike in 1915, introduction of cattle, fire department, auction
  • 16:35 Boats and tent town of first settlement
  • 17:40 Growth of city in WWII
  • 18:40 Their old house
  • 20:10 Informant moving from Oregon to Cordova, early history of Cordova
  • 23:10 Ceramic figurines of local characters. Indians and Eskimos in town
  • 26:25 Eskimo art and yearly rendezvous
  • 27:25 Husband's early life in Scotland and Canada
  • 31:40 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0069-S2). [Additional speakers: Husband of AK013]
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Husband's job with forest service
  • 02:15 The effect of Army on Anchorage
  • 03:25 Their old homestead
  • 06:25 Schools and churches in Anchorage
  • 08:35 Local characters, 1964 earthquake
  • 13:30 Big hotels in city
  • 16:40 High cost of living
  • 19:00 How long they've been married
  • 21:45 Hunting and fishing
  • 26:10 Walking all over area, the old "mail trail"
  • 27:20 Boating on the ocean, Palmer the trader
  • 31:45 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Cassidy, Frederic G.
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff