DARE Interview : Ozona, Texas; Primary Informant TX069

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • TX069: White; female; age: 61 (old); education: college; community type: rural
  • TX069A: male; age: 66 (old); education: some college; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: TX069A (3:30)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1654-S1). [Additional speakers: TX069A (Informant’s husband)]
  • Content:
  • [TX069] 00:15 Settlement of the area; grandparents early settlers
  • 03:20 Local history—settlers, forts, buildings
  • 05:10 Family history—father worked as cowboy, bought land
  • 06:15 Community in the past
  • 08:20 Oil industry and highway construction take labor away from ranch
  • 10:30 Ranch families lived in town, fathers lived on ranch during week
  • [TX069A] 11:45 Transportation in past, mail hack, horse-drawn vehicles
  • 13:45 Celebrated Christmas, Fourth of July
  • 14:00 Ranching—livestock, sheep shears, pests
  • 19:50 Arthur the Rat
  • 23:20 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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