DARE Interview : Leroy, Ohio; Primary Informant OH017

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • OH017: White; female; age: 78 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH017 (3:43)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1214-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:35 Personal and family history, age of her house
  • 02:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 06:35 Job history—insurance industry—duties, equipment used, description of different departments, chronological account from trainee to agent, reasons for expansion of industry from farm insurance to industry, hotels, automobile and life insurance
  • 17:30 Local history—recent fire
  • 19:40 Anecdotes about her brother's pranks as an adolescent
  • 22:05 History of fourth of July celebrations in town
  • 24:55 Descriptions of taking sleds to parties, playing games, party food, dancing
  • 30:50 Religion, history of family
  • 32:15 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1214-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Definition of "ox", uses of oxen
  • 02:05 Antiques in Informant's home and sister's home, description of Informant's home—number of rooms, how they are heated, history of types of heat used—lump coal, now gas
  • 06:50 Description of Informant's cat, stories about friends and relatives with cats
  • 13:25 Names for different types of cats
  • 14:10 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Clark, Tom
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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