DARE Interview : Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA249

  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

  • 1970
  • Informant Data:
  • PA249: White; female; age: 80 (old); education: grade school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1458-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Personal history
  • 01:35 Community description
  • 02:40 Informant was a farmer
  • 03:25 Informant belongs to Methodist Church—parents were plain people
  • 04:55 Informant reads a poem he wrote
  • 06:00 Changes in farming
  • 06:20 First car Informant saw
  • 07:05 Recreation—swimming, baseball, games
  • 11:45 Family—size
  • 12:30 Informant used to do public speaking
  • 15:40 Local food
  • 17:35 Fish caught locally
  • 19:55 Local history
  • 21:10 Family history
  • 23:15 Pow-wowing, home remedies, old medicine
  • 29:25 Breaking horses
  • 32:55 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1458-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Parents wouldn’t allow sports on Sunday
  • 02:00 Informant’s childhood home—remembers getting indoor plumbing
  • 03:35 Description of making soap
  • 04:35 Items Informant’s mother bought at the store
  • 05:15 Food—canned vegetables, smoked meat, homemade bread, pies, cider
  • 09:50 Source of ice—description of harvesting ice
  • 12:05 Description of harvesting lumber
  • 13:30 Job history—changes in retail stores—Informant worked in a store for 65 years
  • 15:35 First airplane flight
  • 16:15 Religion—United Brethren
  • 20:50 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Goldberg, David
Date
  • 1970
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff