DARE Interview : Kutztown, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA160

  • 1968
Dictionary of American Regional English
  • Informant Data:
  • PA160: White; male; age: 67 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1414-S1).
  • Content:
  • 02:35 Job history—worked in a bank
  • 06:45 Language—father knew Dutch and English, owned a farm, was a teacher
  • 10:20 Informant was a banker for 46 years
  • 13:35 Description of his father’s job
  • 15:35 No banker’s union in Informant’s area, discussion of banker’s salaries, use of banks by Dutch people
  • 23:35 Local Amish—want land, some use machines to farm
  • 32:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1414-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Language—popularity of Dutch
  • 02:55 Local people Informant thinks Fieldworker should talk to
  • 05:35 Popularity of Dutch
  • 08:00 Community description—bedroom town
  • 09:50 Family history—Informant’s brother’s job history
  • 16:15 Reasons Informant’s road is so busy
  • 18:25 Travel—around New York and Pennsylvania
  • 22:50 [General conversation]
  • 27:35 Tape end
  1. Full Interview 1

  2. Full Interview 2

Publication Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
1968
Publisher
Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
English
For Staff
METS