DARE Interview : Brooklyn, New York; Primary Informant NY057

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY057: White; male; age: 76 (old); education: some schooling; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY057 (3:41)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1103-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Arthur the Rat [this is end of Arthur which begins at end of Side 2]
  • 00:30 Intro
  • 00:40 Bushwick in the past, housing, types of apartments and houses
  • 08:30 Type of people in Bushwick past and present, ethnic makeup of town
  • 10:50 Shopping areas and transportation in the past—train, trolley, ferry
  • 14:50 Coney Island
  • 17:40 Printing (letterpress)—presses, tools, processes, typesetting
  • 32:20 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1103-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:10 Printing (continued)
  • 08:15 Childhood activities: bicycling, skating, bicycle clubs
  • 14:25 Mail-order business selling to Boy Scout organizations
  • 19:30 Religions
  • 24:10 Local places in the past
  • 27:05 Works Progress Administration
  • 28:50 Arthur the Rat [this ends at beginning of side 1]
  • 32:20 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

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