DARE Interview : Queens, New York; Primary Informant NY089

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY089: White; female; age: 29 (young); education: high school; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY089 (3:37) [Jet noise during story]
  • Full Interview (Tape 1123-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 [Jets fly over the house constantly]
  • 01:50 Local communities, beaches, parks
  • 09:00 Amusement park, beach
  • 13:00 Local high school
  • 14:35 Local religions and churches
  • 15:35 Fear of crime
  • 17:30 Black people are moving into the community
  • 18:05 Her family owns a liquor store—30 years there
  • 19:45 Her church (Presbyterian)
  • 22:40 Bowling
  • 24:00 Work as a church secretary
  • 26:10 Arthur the Rat
  • 29:40 Bungalows or apartments rented as summer houses
  • 31:55 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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