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DARE Interview : Petersburg, Virginia; Primary Informant VA072

  • 1970
Dictionary of American Regional English
  • Informant Data:
  • VA072: Black; female; age: 65 (old); education: college; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: VA072 (3:28) [Tape hiss]
  • Full Interview (Tape 1728-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Arthur the Rat
  • 03:45 Family history—lives in family house built in 1857; family were "free Negroes", several generations teachers
  • 08:30 Son is city councilman, local elections
  • 10:50 Family history, family home, family racial makeup
  • 17:55 Local college family went to, husband taught at
  • 21:40 Family
  • 24:30 Nature. Gardening, flowers
  • 32:10 Tape end
  1. Arthur the Rat

  2. Full Interview