DARE Interview : Boonville, New York; Primary Informant NY096

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY096: White; male; age: 74 (old); education: grade school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY096 (4:40)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1128-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Logging trees in the past (ca. 1920s)
  • 10:00 Local furniture factory in the past, woods used for chairs
  • 11:30 Logging for the furniture company; furniture wood; lumber
  • 17:30 Sawmill saws
  • 19:25 Logging: saws, cutting trees, cutting logs
  • 22:40 Trees used for pulpwood for paper
  • 24:50 Logging equipment, machinery
  • 26:25 Lumber camp life, lumberjacks
  • 28:20 Log drives to paper mill; the hardwood market
  • 31:15 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1128-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Logging, logging machines, cutting trees and logs, log-moving equipment
  • 08:00 Sawmills bought only one kind of wood (for furniture and paper, or handles)
  • 11:05 In the past logs were exported to Europe
  • 12:10 Shipping logs to New York City by horse-drawn vehicle and on the canal (before the turn of the century)
  • 16:00 Canals, sawmills [described]
  • 24:25 His grandfather and father were loggers, they used oxen teams
  • 26:30 Arthur the Rat
  • 31:00 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Rubrecht, August
Date
  • 1968
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff