DARE Interview : Brattleboro, Vermont; Primary Informant VT001

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • VT001: White; female; age: 80 (old); community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1730-S1).
  • [Transcription available]
  • Content:
  • 00:05-01:50 [Long intro]
  • 01:50 Stories about panthers
  • 05:40 Areas of Vermont, schools
  • 08:05 Local places and people
  • 11:55 Parts of houses [mostly Fieldworker]
  • 16:30 Her house
  • 21:20 Horses, tack, sleighs, road surfaces, covered bridges, driving
  • 30:50 She was superintendent of schools, traveling her district
  • 32:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1730-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Roads and transportation in the past, sleigh
  • 07:20 Farming: father had several farms, also cut timber and had sawmill, haying
  • 18:25 Maple syrup making, sugar parties
  • 27:50 Uncle who was missionary in Nebraska
  • 29:05 Bears in the area
  • 31:30 Uncle in Nebraska
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 1731-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 [Long intro]
  • 01:55 Uncle in Nebraska, people who went west
  • 03:40 Family history—mother born in Stratton [Windham County], father came to Stratton as a child
  • 05:30 Fruits, cider
  • 09:25 Food on the farm: yeast, vegetables, meat, farm life, meals, sugar, flour, cornmeal
  • 21:30 Butter churns, Bennington pottery
  • 24:20 Family farm and sawmill
  • 29:00 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

  3. Full interview 3

  4. Transcript

Details

Fieldworker
Duckert, Audrey
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff