DARE Interview : Montague/North Leverett, Massachusetts; Primary Informant MA005

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • MA005: White; female; age: 83 (old); education: college; community type: rural
  • MA005C: White; male; age: 82 (old); community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0818-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Children’s rhymes
  • 02:40 DARE Questionnaire I (Vegetables and Fruits)
  • 09:35 Baked beans; life in the past—Sabbath customs
  • 11:30 DARE Questionnaire I (Vegetables and Fruits)
  • 27:25 Fruit preserves: quince, citron
  • 29:50 DARE Questionnaire L (Farming)
  • 32:35 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0818-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 DARE Questionnaire L (Farming)—includes detailed responses on farming methods
  • 32:35 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 0819-S1). [Additional speakers: MA005C]
  • Content:
  • 01:10 Conversation about Fieldworker's work
  • 02:50 Maple syrup making [MA005C with comments from MA005]
  • (03:20) Sap collection
  • (20:45) Boiling of sap for syrup
  • 33:25 Tape end
  • Full Interview 4 (Tape 0819-S2). [Additional speakers: MA005C]
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Maple syrup and maple sugar making [MA005C with comments from MA005]
  • (00:15 Syrup weight
  • (01:10) Making maple sugar from syrup
  • (06:40) Equipment
  • (13:10) Economics of syrup making, yields
  • 19:50 Maple syrup making and use by Indians in past
  • 21:55 Maple syrup as a flavoring, maple candy molds, types of maple sugar
  • 27:30 Maple syrup quality, modern equipment
  • 33:40 Tape end
  • Full Interview 5 (Tape 0820-S1). [Additional speakers: MA005C]
  • Content:
  • 00:30 Maple syrup making and selling [MA005C with comments from MA005]
  • (00:30) Collecting sap
  • (01:40) Making syrup
  • (02:20) Marketing and selling
  • 06:35 Portable sawmills
  • 08:15 Local people
  • 12:30 Logging—timberland, cutting lumber
  • 15:35 Tape end
  • Full Interview 6 (Tape 0821-S1). [Additional speakers: MA005C]
  • Content:
  • 01:05 Logging and portable sawmill operation [MA005C with comments from MA005]
  • (01:05) Portable sawmill, tree cutting, lumber terms
  • (14:35) Sawing lumber
  • (25:15) Logging operations, sawmill crew
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 7 (Tape 0822-S1). [Additional speakers: MA005C]
  • Content:
  • 00:15 [Fieldworker misspeaks about recordings. This interview continues from 0821-S1]
  • 01:00 Logging and portable sawmill operation [MA005C with comments by MA005]
  • (01:10) Logging life; sawmills
  • (08:30) Lumber contracts
  • (11:50) Types of wood, types of lumber
  • (19:50) Railroad ties, telephone poles
  • (23:50) Logging sites
  • (30:10) Lumber sizes
  • 34:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 8 (Tape 0822-S2). [Additional speakers: MA005C]
  • Content:
  • 00:10 Logging and cordwood
  • 06:00 Charcoal making
  • (06:00) Kilns and firing kilns for charcoal making
  • (17:00) History of charcoal kilns locally
  • (19:20) Making charcoal in pits
  • 22:00 Logging—log drives
  • 26:20 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

  3. Full interview 3

  4. Full interview 4

  5. Full interview 5

  6. Full interview 6

  7. Full interview 7

  8. Full interview 8

Details

Fieldworker
Duckert, Audrey
Date
  • 1966
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff