DARE Interview : Paradise, California; Primary Informant CA204

  • 1970
  • Informant Data:
  • CA204: White; female; age: 75 (old); education: college; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: CA204 (0:42) [Incomplete, missing beginning]
  • Full Interview (Tape 0169-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:00 Last part of Arthur (only tape hiss up to this point)
  • 00:40 Family history
  • 02:09 Story of largest gold nugget mined in area (1859); mining methods
  • 05:40 Family history; mining
  • 07:10 How claims were established and registered
  • 09:10 Mining camps; mining
  • 10:50 Mining gold along creeks
  • 11:25 Sterling City was once lumber town
  • 11:50 Description of dogwood
  • 12:54 Life in old days—saloons, traveling vendors
  • 16:20 Entertainment and etiquette in Informant's youth
  • 18:55 Courting etiquette and customs
  • 20:32 Family size in old days
  • 21:15 Family genealogy
  • 24:36 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Anderson, Leslie
Date
  • 1970
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff