DARE Interview : Sulphur Springs, Texas; Primary Informant TX089

  • 1970
  • Informant Data:
  • TX089: White; male; age: 65 (old); education: college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: TX089 (3:23) [Tape slows]
  • Full Interview (Tape 1666-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Grandparents settled in Texas after U.S. Civil War
  • 01:40 Grew up on a farm
  • 02:15 Childhood play-party games [described]
  • 05:50 Fishing and hunting
  • 06:45 Squirrel stew, smoking meat and sausage
  • 08:40 Sales work, insurance sales, newspaper distributor
  • 11:05 Town in the past
  • 13:30 Rodeo, settlers reunion, autumn celebration
  • 17:35 Community has gone from farming to stock raising; manufacturing coming in
  • 19:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 22:35 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Ruff, Dale
Date
  • 1970
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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