DARE Interview : Leroy, Ohio; Primary Informant OH018

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • OH018: White; female; age: 78 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH018 (3:47) [Tape hiss]
  • Full Interview (Tape 1215-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Party songs sung, including "Happy as the Miller", description of sleigh rides taken to parties
  • 03:25 Definition of grist and history of local mill that produced grist and blinds for windows
  • 05:50 History of local insurance company
  • 06:30 Local history—name of township, description of town center
  • 07:40 Family history—father's rules, trips in a one seated buggy
  • 09:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 14:10 Family history—father and uncle fought in the U.S. Civil War
  • 18:40 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Clark, Tom
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
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