DARE Interview : Hilliard, Florida; Primary Informant FL019

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • FL019: White; female; age: 68 (old); education: college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: FL019 (3:00)
  • Full Interview (Tape 0254-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Black man and uncle who could supposedly remove warts
  • 04:20 Using jawbone to remove warts, bad luck actions, pan of water to cure malaria
  • 07:50 Using bacon to draw a splinter; various poultices for boils
  • 11:30 Mother always used midwife, she had a doctor at home
  • 14:50 Making turpentine from pine trees, now cut them for pulpwood
  • 18:35 How to treat snakebite, local deaths from coral snakes
  • 21:20 Mosquito control making the area more pleasant. Okefenokee Swamp visit
  • 25:00 Snakes in her neighborhood, various snake encounters
  • 28:50 Arthur the Rat
  • 31:55 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Porter, Ruth
Date
  • 1966
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
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