DARE Interview : Colrain, Massachusetts; Primary Informant MA084

  • 1965
  • Informant Data:
  • MA084: White; female; age: 85 (old); community type: village
  • Media File:
  • Full Interview (Tape 0875-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:45 Yeast starter for bread
  • 04:05 Home in the past—heating, rooms
  • 06:20 School in the past
  • 07:40 Life in the past—transportation, grain mill, peddler
  • 09:15 [Sound distorted to 26:50 but some responses intelligible]
  • 10:55 Farm life in the past: hogs and pork, dairy products
  • 15:45 Life in the past
  • 16:30 Family history
  • 17:15 Directions to a local hill
  • 19:05 Family
  • 19:35 Local hill and residents, reunions of residents in past
  • 21:45 Life in the past—childhood, cooking, utensils
  • 26:45 Family history [sound normal at 26:50]
  • 30:10 Local history: 19th- and 20th-century population
  • 31:50 Tape end
  1. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Van Guilder, Elizabeth
Date
  • 1965
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff