DARE Interview : Jasper, Alabama; Primary Informant AL001

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • AL001: Black; female; age: 61 (old); education: grade school; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: AL001 (4:50)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0001-S1). [Additional speakers: Fieldworker’s wife]
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Childhood home
  • 03:50 Homemade soap
  • 05:25 Bathwater, tubs
  • 06:30 Bible verses in school
  • 09:20 School in church, whippings
  • 12:30 Cooking over open fire
  • 14:30 Sowbelly, middlings, white meat
  • 15:00 Making syrup from sugarcane
  • 18:30 Making toothbrushes
  • 19:20 Hominy, breakfast
  • 21:10 Smokehouse
  • 22:10 Canning
  • 22:20 Church services
  • 23:20 Furniture, house
  • 25:45 Courting
  • 26:35 Work, chores
  • 29:15 Stove
  • 30:00 Hunting
  • 31:30 Chicken coops
  • 32:20 Dances
  • 33.20 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0001-S2). [Additional speakers: Fieldworker’s wife]
  • Content:
  • 00:10 Making tea from roots
  • 01:40 Games
  • 03:45 Cutting hay
  • 04:55 Foot-a-night plant
  • 06:05 Homemade medicines
  • 11:00 Water from the spring
  • 13:20 Washing clothes
  • 15:00 Eating wild animals
  • 16:50 Midwife
  • 19:00 Funerals, casket boards, caskets
  • 21:40 Wagons
  • 24:40 Saturday afternoon in town
  • 25:30 Shopping
  • 27:05 Making candy
  • 28:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 33:55 Tape end

Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
  • 1966
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
Places
For Staff