DARE Interview : Los Angeles, California; Primary Informant CA179

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

  • 1970
  • Informant Data:
  • CA179: White; female; age: 64 (old); education: high school; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: CA179 (4:05) [Tape slows near end]
  • Full Interview (Tape 0152-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Grandfather's great-uncle comes to CA, imports French wine grapes in potatoes
  • 03:50 Her grandfather comes from France to get into wine business
  • 07:45 Los Angeles in early days, start of film industry
  • 11:25 Family farm and early school
  • 13:25 Old Los Angeles downtown area
  • 15:55 Gets into movie wardrobe business, buys clothes for stars
  • 18:00 Moves to fashion studio, changes from designer to designer
  • 22:05 Arthur the Rat
  • 25:40 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Ruff, Dale
Date
  • 1970
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff