DARE Interview : Mercer, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA184

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • PA184: White; female; age: 46 (middle-aged); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA184 (3:26)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1427-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:00 Personal history—location of Informant’s birth, description of childhood homes, description of mother’s bread, father’s death
  • 09:45 Informant was married at age 19, husband went into Navy, she moved to Florida
  • 11:15 Job history—material store in Florida
  • 11:30 Birth of first son
  • 14:35 Description of housing in Mercer—husband built their home
  • 19:15 Local Amish community—description of Amish lifestyle, stories about local Amish, Amish clothing, curtains
  • 25:55 Food—recipes given
  • 32:45 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1427-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Food (continued from side 1)
  • 00:55 Family history—description of Informant’s children
  • 04:30 Job history—head librarian
  • 08:35 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Sloan, Timothy
Date
  • 1969
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff