DARE Interview : Brooklyn, New York; Primary Informant NY039

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY039: White; female; age: 57 (middle-aged); education: grade school; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY039 (4:48)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1088-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Local history: neighborhood in the past
  • 04:40 Family—father's occupations (laborer)
  • 05:00 Entertainment in the past—boat trips, amusement parks
  • 07:55 Fishermen's Methodist Church history
  • 11:25 Local history: housing, ethnic makeup of community
  • 14:15 School in the past
  • 16:35 Personal history—living in Brooklyn, visits to Manhattan are rare
  • 20:10 Family members
  • 24:30 Family home where she raised her children, large families in past
  • 27:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 32:15 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Goldberg, David
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff