DARE Interview : Miami, Florida; Primary Informant FL004

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • FL004: White; female; age: 45 (middle-aged); education: high school; community type: large city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: FL004 (3:39)
  • Full Interview (Tape 0239-S1). [Additional speakers: Informant's husband, Daughter]
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Father moves to area with railroad, gets local job helping with building supplies. Loses money and house after 1926 hurricane and land crash
  • 03:40 Ethnic composition of area, and tourist development
  • 07:10 Use of area in WWII—German prisoners of war, target areas, soldiers on leave
  • 10:00 Early development, naming of Ojus, local stone
  • 13:50 Local building materials, shift to concrete after 1926 hurricane. Types of soil (sand and muck)
  • 17:50 Arthur the Rat
  • 23:25 Tape end

Details

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