DARE Interview : Kennett Square, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA035

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • PA035: White; male; age: 71 (old); education: high school; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA035 (3:39)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1352-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:50 [General conversation, then silence]
  • 03:15 [Distortion and static are very bad—every few seconds a few words are intelligible, topic of conversation is impossible to determine]
  • 11:40 Skinning an animal
  • 12:00 [Distortion]
  • 20:00 Checking animal traps
  • 20:30 [Distortion]
  • 22:35 Bait used for muskrats
  • 22:50 [Distortion]
  • 24:25 Hunting with dogs
  • 24:40 [Distortion]
  • 25:05 Spot flashlights
  • 25:15 [Distortion]
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1352-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:10 Lake area Informant goes to teeming with ducks and deer
  • 02:55 Hunting done locally—rabbits, squirrels, quail
  • 05:55 Type of dogs Informant hunts with
  • 06:50 Hunting crows
  • 09:50 Turkey hunting
  • 16:10 Ginseng root—description
  • 17:00 Personal history—finding seashells in a cave, eating turtles, learning to shoot and swim
  • 22:20 Coon hunting
  • 27:50 Coon hunting with Babe Ruth and other baseball players
  • 30:00 Famous people Informant went to school with
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 1353-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:40 Wild birds Informant has eaten
  • 01:45 Grouse hunting
  • 04:40 Hunting equipment, local hunters, weekend hunters, hunting programs
  • 14:25 Karate slapstick—description of use, shown to Informant on TV by his nephew on the Baltimore Police Department, description of making karate slapstick
  • 19:00 Hobby—photography
  • 19:30 “Nag’s Head”—origin of name, plans for vacation
  • 24:55 Fishing
  • 26:00 Stories about Informant’s travels in North Carolina and Maryland
  • 33:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 4 (Tape 1353-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:55 Reasons for reading Arthur
  • 01:15 Arthur the Rat
  • 05:05 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  4. Full interview 3

  5. Full interview 4

Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff