DARE Interview : Monticello, Arkansas; Primary Informant AR055

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • AR055: White; male; age: 84 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: AR055 (4:15) [Continuous high-pitched whine and scratching noises throughout]
  • Full Interview (Tape 0060-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Growing up on a farm, first job in general store
  • 01:20 Three years working in St. Louis after World's Fair
  • 03:10 Starts own store, owns for 43 years
  • 04:25 Retiring and keeping busy
  • 06:00 Enjoys working with DARE
  • 06:50 Describes town
  • 09:55 Working on the farm as a child
  • 12:25 Grandfather and family
  • 14:55 Living in Arkansas, home remedies from childhood
  • 16:40 Old roads vs. pavement
  • 18:15 His loan business
  • 20:25 Arthur the Rat
  • 24:50 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Rubrecht, August
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff