DARE Interview : Circleville, Ohio; Primary Informant OH033

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • OH033: White; male; age: 55 (middle-aged); education: high school; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH033 (4:22)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1225-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 05:20 Job history—local politics, cabinetry, wood-working, construction
  • 10:00 Air Force Base—location, types of planes that can land there, function of base, problems (sonic booms) caused by base
  • 14:10 Evergreen Nursery—amount of land used, customers, number of employees, profit
  • 18:30 Medical history—recent heart attack
  • 19:10 Local people—an old friend and politician
  • 21:10 Local history—redirecting all the streets
  • 23:50 Indian history—mounds, flint use, arrowheads
  • 32:35 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1225-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Indian civilizations from Ohio, description of oldest tribes, descriptions of Indians from Arizona—an agrarian community with organized government
  • 08:45 Discussion of craftsmanship today—on the decline
  • 16:30 Interpretation of statistics claiming people live longer today than years ago
  • 20:30 Physical fitness programs in schools—opinion
  • 24:30 Family history—3 siblings died from malnutrition
  • 25:40 Man's worst sin—going against nature
  • 27:35 Predicted downfall of human race
  • 32:35 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Clark, Tom
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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