DARE Interview : Ocracoke, North Carolina; Primary Informant NC026

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • NC026: White; male; age: 64 (old); education: 6th grade; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NC026 (4:48)
  • Full Interview (Tape 0957-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 U.S. Coast Guard station service from 1926: work, wages, working conditions
  • [04:40] Rum-running prevention
  • [05:15] World War II, ship sinkings and rescues
  • [09:45] Rescuing fishing boats; enforcement of laws and regulations
  • 11:25 Local transportation history
  • 14:00 Family history: ancestor settled on island 1772
  • 15:50 Shipwreck 1921 of a lumber schooner
  • 18:30 Arthur the Rat
  • 23:20 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Porter, Ruth
Date
  • 1966
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
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