DARE Interview : Big Stone Gap, Virginia; Primary Informant VA002

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

  3. Transcript
  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • VA002: White; female; age: 37 (young); education: grade school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: VA002 (3:56)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1684-S1).
  • [Transcription available]
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:20 Community Center fundraising with crafts
  • 07:40 Government poverty programs
  • 11:15 Father was a coal miner, they lived in a mining camp and on a farm
  • 12:15 Coal mining, unemployment from closing of mines
  • 17:50 Witch stories
  • 23:45 Grandmother's encounter with a panther, relative's encounter with bears, house description
  • 29:55 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Huizenga, Sharon
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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