DARE Interview : Washington, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA070

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • PA070: White; male; age: 83 (old); education: 7th grade; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA070 (4:01)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1370-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Travel—West Finley Ridge—described, Old Store at Route 10, Old Quaker cemetery
  • 04:00 Community description—date town was founded, previous names of town, organization of town, size
  • 05:55 Local history—town was an Indian camp, location of first hangings
  • 09:40 Story about a man who was hung
  • 11:15 Local crematory—first in United States
  • 12:10 Transportation—history of S. Bridge, description of National Road, Blackhorse Road, stagecoaches, railroads, local roads
  • 19:30 Trolley museum
  • 21:15 Transportation available to Pittsburgh
  • 22:00 Narrow Gage Railroad
  • 27:35 Job history—carpenter
  • 27:55 Arthur the Rat
  • 32:00 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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