DARE Interview : Brooklyn, New York; Primary Informant NY243

  • 1965
  • Informant Data:
  • NY243: White; male; age: 94 (old); education: some schooling; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1197-S1P1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Carpentry work
  • 03:10 Houses he built
  • 04:15 Carpentry tools
  • 04:50 Family history, local history, family farm 1871-1890, crops, farming
  • 19:20 Hog butchering, pork curing and preserving
  • 25:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1197-S1P2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Pork curing and preserving, lard
  • 03:05 Christmas, New Year
  • 05:05 Local schools in the past (19th c.)
  • 11:10 Friends
  • 12:45 Visits to Washington, D.C.
  • 17:05 Spanish-American War
  • 20:05 Local hotels, fireworks, actors
  • 23:05 Montauk, Fort Hero
  • 24:15 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 1198-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 School
  • 01:30 Grandfather served in War of 1812, owned tavern in New London
  • 05:00 Crime that happened in ca. 1885
  • 09:10 Local history: ethnic groups, politics, crime
  • 11:30 Ship mutiny
  • 17:55 Politics
  • 22:35 Childhood
  • 23:22 Fishing
  • 25:10 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

  3. Full interview 3

Details

Fieldworker
Needler, Geoffrey
Date
  • 1965
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff