DARE Interview : Jamestown, Rhode Island; Primary Informant RI017

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • RI017: White; male; age: 75 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: RI017 (3:09)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1474-S1). [Additional speakers: Small child]
  • Content:
  • 00:35 Jokes—altered nursery rhymes; recital of song words; rhymes
  • 06:30 Family—children and their occupations
  • 07:20 [Chat with small child]
  • 09:10 Town in the past: roads, seawall, summer houses, ferries
  • 14:00 Bridges
  • 14:25 [Chat with small child]
  • 15:35 Grandfather and great-grandfather ran ferries; steam ferries
  • 18:20 Local history—early history, forts, lighthouse, windmill, local people, sanitarium, hotels
  • 25:25 Trees—red maple
  • 26:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 29:40 [Young child]
  • 31:10 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Ehrenkranz, Jean
Date
1969
Publisher
Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
English
For Staff
METS