DARE Interview : Urbana, Ohio; Primary Informant OH095

  • 1970
  • Informant Data:
  • OH095: White; male; age: 70 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
  • OH095A: White; female; age: 70 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH095 (3:28)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1279-S1). [Additional speakers: OH095A (Informant’s wife)]
  • Content:
  • [Informant and Informant’s wife speak throughout] 00:30 Memories—sprinkling wagons, ice trucks, gas lighting, electricity, railroads, downtown area
  • 04:15 Entertainment—horse racing, county fairs
  • 07:20 Description of early cars, travel to California, Seattle, Yellowstone
  • 10:55 History of first airplane flights in county
  • 14:05 Informant’s hobbies and volunteer work
  • 22:25 Stories about acquaintances
  • 27:00 Spring tonics—home remedies
  • 33:50 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1279-S2). [Additional speakers: OH095A (Informant’s wife)]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Arthur the Rat
  • 03:40 Origin of expression “O.K.”
  • 04:55 Tape end [Informant and Informant’s wife both speak]
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Ruff, Dale
Date
  • 1970
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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