DARE Interview : Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA125

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • PA125: White; male; age: 100 (old); education: grade school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1399-S1).
  • Content:
  • 01:10 Family history—father’s job
  • 02:00 Job history (02:30 Education) hardware store, tinner, plumber
  • 04:45 Travel—Scranton, Providence, Jersey, New York
  • 05:55 Personal history—positions Informant has held
  • 08:20 Local people
  • 12:55 Housing—Informant lives in nursing home
  • 14:45 Informant’s grandson’s scholarships
  • 19:10 Games
  • 23:20 Family history—father’s job
  • 26:15 Informant shows Fieldworker certificates and photos
  • 32:05 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1399-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:30 Family history—location of parents' birth, siblings
  • 01:35 Nicholson Bridge
  • 02:30 Local newspapers
  • 04:10 Opinion about Vietnam War, about youth of today
  • 06:20 Old opera house, story about family that owned it
  • 09:10 General conversation
  • 13:30 Informant’s first house
  • 14:50 Newspaper business—cost of paper
  • 16:15 [Discussion about papers and photos Informant and Fieldworker are looking at]
  • 19:30 Livery stables
  • 20:50 Fishing
  • 21:55 Trains
  • 23:40 Coins
  • 28:40 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff