DARE Interview : Queens, New York; Primary Informant NY053

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY053: White; female; age: 82 (old); education: high school; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY053 (3:23)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1100-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Childhood
  • 02:15 Flushing in the past
  • 05:15 Trees planted in the town, birds
  • 07:05 Quaker meeting houses from 17th century
  • 09:25 Family history: aunt, ancestors
  • 15:40 Local history—fire department, nearby communities, train
  • 18:50 Transportation in the past—trains, boat, trolley, ferry
  • 22:05 Flushing Female Association founded 1815 (charitable society)
  • 30:20 Schools in the past
  • 32:20 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1100-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 School in the past
  • 03:55 Streets, trolleys
  • 05:10 Swimming locally, bathing suits
  • 07:45 Arthur the Rat
  • 11:15 [Informant reads her memoirs of childhood]
  • 22:50 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

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