DARE Interview : Southbury, Connecticut; Primary Informant CT003

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • CT003: White; male; age: 53 (middle-aged); education: college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: CT003 (3:35) [Incomplete, missing end of story; somewhat distorted]
  • Full Interview (Tape 0193-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Informant's Aunt Eliza—people thought her a witch
  • 02:30 Story of one of Informant's painfully frugal neighbors
  • 04:30 Family maple syrup business—methods and technologies
  • 12:00 Informant's family house—built in 1740—region's first two-story house
  • 20:00 Town and some of its politics
  • 26:20 Some of town's "ancient" history
  • 28:25 Arthur the Rat
  • 32:20 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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