DARE Interview : Queens, New York; Primary Informant NY054

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY054: White; female; age: 68 (old); education: high school; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY054 (3:28)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1101-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Local history: Flushing in the past, transportation, trees
  • 05:55 Local nurseries, nursery land and hothouses
  • 08:45 Housing
  • 10:15 Childhood home
  • 12:40 Family life in the past—kitchens, groceries, shopping, foods, food storage rooms
  • 16:55 Father was a lawyer who worked in New York
  • 17:35 Education was in local public schools
  • 18:15 Singing in choirs, music society, father's musical work, music training
  • 22:30 Reading
  • 24:55 Life in the past—Sundays (Sunday school, restrictions)
  • 25:55 Singing, father was choirmaster
  • 27:30 Her church memberships
  • 28:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 32:20 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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