DARE Interview : Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA235

  1. Full interview

  • 1970
  • Informant Data:
  • PA235: White; male; age: 74 (old); education: grade school; community type: small city
  • Media File:
  • Full Interview (Tape 1453-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Canal locks, government boats going through the canal, canal equipment—described, types of ropes used on canals, Informant was a lock-master, description of repairing the canal
  • 12:45 Job history—Informant laid carpet, did many other jobs—didn’t like dangerous jobs
  • 18:05 Family—once gathered five generations together, Informant had scarlet fever in 1904 and was quarantined, description of Informant’s sister, years Informant’s mother, sister, father died
  • 22:10 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Goldberg, David
Date
  • 1970
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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