OH017: White; female; age: 78 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH017 (3:43)
Full Interview 1 (Tape 1214-S1).
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).
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