DARE Interview : Stafford Springs, Connecticut; Primary Informant CT038

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • CT038: White; male; community type: village
  • Media File:
  • Full Interview (Tape 0215-S1). [Additional speakers: Adult male, Others?]
  • Content:
  • 00:30 Textile mills—kinds of mills, jobs that can be found there
  • 03:10 Livery business—kinds of horses, buggies
  • 08:20 Bus business
  • 11:10 A visitor talks briefly about regional dialects
  • 13:00 [Loud train]
  • 14:40 Some of the locals—those who sit on "the bench"
  • 18:00 Town character in days past
  • 19:30 Horse accessories and their various parts—harnesses, reins
  • 21:00 Farming—cattle
  • 22:30 Local mineral water
  • 26:40 Family history
  • 28:25 Auto races
  • 29:00 Town fair
  • 31:15 Birds
  • 33:30 Tape end
  1. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Goldberg, David
Date
  • 1969
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff