DARE Interview : Canadian, Oklahoma; Primary Informant OK042

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • OK042: White; male; age: 60 (old); education: grade school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OK042 (4:25)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1305-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Names for marbles, description of marble games, names of marble games, description of shooting marbles, language of marble games
  • 16:00 Dice—names for different numbers, rules for dice games, cheating in dice
  • 21:30 Description of underside of a wagon, names of parts, differences between hauling lumber, hay and loose hay, types of wood used to make wagons
  • 29:45 Names for positions of horses
  • 32:50 Parts of wagons
  • 33:10 Daisy churn—description
  • 34:25 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1305-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Description of making whiskey—names of parts of machine, how to test the proof, names for alcohol, ingredients, problems encountered, time it took to make three barrels
  • 09:40 Types of barrels used
  • 11:55 Chances of getting caught, reasons Informant participated
  • 13:35 Stories of losing barrels, selling barrels
  • 17:40 Turtle hove—defined
  • 18:00 Story about almost getting caught
  • 21:55 Arthur the Rat
  • 26:20 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Maki, Reino
Date
  • 1966
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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