DARE Interview : Kennett Square, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA031

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • PA031: White; female; age: 78 (old); education: high school; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA031 (3:33)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1351-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:35 Local history—William Penn grants
  • 01:50 Friends meetings—described
  • 05:20 Sunday school= first day school
  • 06:20 Committees within friends meeting—membership, percentage of Friends in town
  • 09:20 Wedding ceremony of Friends
  • 14:30 Popularity of Friends, decline of plain language
  • 20:35 Local building used for underground railroad
  • 21:35 Community description—industry, race relations
  • 30:10 Education
  • 32:10 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1351-S2). [Additional speakers: Adult female]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 [General conversation with another woman]
  • 00:40 Meeting house—age, location, old location, use
  • 03:00 Town policy about open housing
  • 04:55 Reasons for names of streets in town
  • 06:15 History, location and cost of Friend’s Home
  • 10:00 Arthur the Rat
  • 13:35 Tape end

Details

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