DARE Interview : Lehighton, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA042

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • PA042: White; male; age: 65 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA042 (4:13)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1354-S1).
  • Content:
  • 01:15 Personal history—how Informant learned Dutch
  • 03:00 Prevalence of Dutch in town, popularity of Dutch, Dutch slang in English
  • 07:15 Community description—growth, population, railroad service
  • 10”45 Entertainment—ox roasts
  • 13:30 Informant’s ability to speak Dutch
  • 14:25 Rebuilding of town center
  • 16:25 Informant’s father’s job history, Informant’s job history
  • 21:05 Local industry
  • 23:10 Pranks played on other men
  • 25:15 Trend toward selling small farms or joining cooperatives
  • 28:35 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1354-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:40 Place of Informant's birth
  • 04:45 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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