DARE Interview : Davis Station, South Carolina; Primary Informant SC024

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • SC024: White; female; age: 83 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: SC024 (4:50)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1494-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Local people
  • 02:05 Racial integration
  • 03:15 Family history: parents, Depression late 1800s, the Depression in 1930s; World War II rationing; they owned a store; children, brother
  • 09:20 Life in the past: boys serenaded girls; weddings
  • 12:45 Barbecues
  • 16:05 Earthquake in 1886
  • 12:25 Railroads, train service
  • 21:10 Local history: town started as a railway station; sawmill; store; loggers; cottonseed oil mill
  • 25:15 Family life, childhood—prayers
  • 26:25 Tobacco growing
  • 31:30 Cotton growing
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1494-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Cotton growing
  • 04:00 School in the past, school free only part of the year
  • 09:10 Lakes and streams
  • 11:55 Cornbreads
  • 19:20 Soapmaking
  • 20:35 Boiled peanuts
  • 23:20 Arthur the Rat
  • 28:10 Family—children, grandchildren
  • 30:50 Personal philosophy
  • 32:00 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
O'Cain, Raymond
Date
  • 1966
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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