DARE Interview : Manheim, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA020

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • PA020: White; female; age: 83 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA020 (4:47)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1341-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Magazines Informant used to get
  • 01:05 Arthur the Rat
  • 06:10 Medical history—bad eyes
  • 09:10 Local people and mannerisms
  • 09:55 Outlook for today’s youth—personal philosophy
  • 12:45 Reasons for going to church—social gathering, church activities
  • 14:35 Entertainment—singing
  • 15:00 Recent trouble with local youth
  • 19:15 Job history—very strict as a teacher
  • 19:50 Experience with Beatniks, personal philosophy about responsibility, authority, and parenting
  • 27:15 Discussion about youthful idealism
  • 29:45 Discussion about Informant’s failing eyesight
  • 32:10 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1341-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Informant’s books
  • 01:40 Local Mennonite archives, story about Informant’s grandfather and Mennonites
  • 04:50 Recent repairs to Informant’s home
  • 07:30 [Informant is showing Fieldworker many varied items]
  • 11:10 Home remedies—for cuts, for upset stomach|
  • 12:10 [Informant shows Fieldworker more items]
  • 16:30 Fate of Informant’s sister’s belongings
  • 19:30 Job history—description of Informant’s first few teaching jobs
  • 29:25 U.S. Civil War—Informant’s mother sorted wheat to be used to make coffee, story about growing sugar
  • 32:10 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
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