DARE Interview : Douglas, Massachusetts; Primary Informant MA068

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • MA068: White; male; age: 80 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: MA068 (3:47) [Tape hiss]
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0866-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:15 Apple varieties
  • 07:25 Storms—ice storm 1927, hurricane 1938, storms 1815, storm 1955
  • 11:20 Local history: parts of town, 18th-century cemetery
  • 13:40 Town meetings
  • 14:50 Local history: statues, cannons; town name; settlement
  • 17:30 Local bodies of water, parks, trailer park, rivers
  • 23:50 Horse-drawn vehicles
  • 25:40 Celebrations
  • 29:40 Local history: shoe industry (work done on farms)
  • 30:35 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0866-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Local history: shoe industry (work done on farms)
  • 00:20 Antiques
  • 01:20 Mice, cat behavior
  • 01:55 World War I military service
  • 05:00 U.S. Armed Forces, military funerals, generals, China and USSR, United Nations, Vietnam War
  • 13:35 Local history: cider mills, sawmills, neighborhood names
  • 15:50 Tax assessor work
  • 16:55 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

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