DARE Interview : Saint Clair, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA244

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  • 1970
  • Informant Data:
  • PA244: White; female; age: 84 (old); education: grade school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA244 (4:10)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1456-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Electrical storms
  • 01:10 Community description—changes in Informant’s lifetime
  • 04:10 First trolley car
  • 04:50 Local people—local drunk
  • 06:10 Community description—changes in Informant’s lifetime
  • 09:30 Weather—reasons for changes in climate
  • 10:35 Astrology
  • 13:10 Informant’s habit of talking to local people
  • 16:35 How Informant meets men—accounts of Informant’s husband and boyfriends
  • 25:50 Astrology
  • 28:25 Description of an old boyfriend
  • 32:50 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1456-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Informant likes coal heating
  • 01:00 Informant’s interest in astrology—description of certain signs
  • 08:05 Personal philosophy—local man with bad eyes, why Informant dresses up, opinion about smoking and lipstick
  • 11:10 Astrology
  • 20:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 24:45 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Goldberg, David
Date
  • 1970
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
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