DARE Interview : Gowanda, New York; Primary Informant NY105

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY105: White; female; age: 79 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY105 (4:11)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1135-S1). [Additional speakers: Fieldworker's wife?]
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Local history—settlers, missionaries, Indians
  • 11:00 Life in the past—utilities, circuses
  • 14:10 Her great-grandfather practiced herbal medicine
  • 16:35 Indian life and celebrations
  • 21:05 [She reads her poems] Comments on poems
  • 31:35 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1135-S2). [Additional speakers: Fieldworker's wife?]
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:30 Humorous stories, local person who is a Mrs. Malaprop, local person who tells stories, humorous story
  • 18:55 Life in the past—coverlets, indigo dye, natural dyes, itinerant tailors, clothing, grandfather's story about an apple-paring bee, drinking, fights, stories
  • 28:55 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Seastone, Charles
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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