DARE Interview : Brownsville, Texas; Primary Informant TX031

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • TX031: White; male; age: 74 (old); education: high school; community type: small city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: TX031 (3:47)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1617-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Local people in the past
  • 05:00 Events at Fort Brown in Mexican Revolutionary period
  • 09:00 He had a grocery on property in town his grandfather bought in 1849
  • 10:00 Local events in Mexican Revolutionary period
  • 18:40 Catholic priests in parish in Chicago where his father had a drugstore
  • 33:30 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1617-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Father's pharmacy business license in California
  • 02:40 Mother died when he was young, came from Chicago to live with grandparents and uncles in Brownsville
  • 04:40 Local people
  • 07:25 County history
  • 09:40 School
  • 11:55 [Interrupted story, unfinished]
  • 12:45 School play
  • 15:20 DARE Questionnaire H (Foods) [partial] [includes digressions]
  • 25:20 Baseball story
  • 26:20 Currency and banking locally in the past, local banker
  • 33:50 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 1618-S1). [Additional speakers: Adult female]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Baseball stories
  • 12:10 Food [DARE QR I]
  • 13:00 Salt Lake City, Mormons
  • 14:55 Work for Public Health Service in quarantines and bracero camps, migrant farm labor
  • 23:15 Pigs; military funeral music
  • 25:50 Fort Brown history—U.S. Civil War period
  • 28:55 Diseases [DARE QR BB]
  • 32:10 Tape end
  • Full Interview 4 (Tape 1618-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Local people, local history
  • 04:50 Curandero [healer]
  • 10:30 Finding bones of Mexican soldiers
  • 11:30 DARE Questionnaire EE
  • 17:10 Story about a boxing match
  • 18:15 DARE Questionnaire FF (Entertainment and Celebrations)
  • 27:30 Loud person
  • 32:10 Tape end
  • Full Interview 5 (Tape 1619-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Diego Rivera mural
  • 02:15 Local people
  • 07:15 Bidding for deposit funds in the bank, bond
  • 13:05 Local people
  • 14:35 Arthur the Rat
  • 18:25 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  4. Full interview 3

  5. Full interview 4

  6. Full interview 5

Details

Fieldworker
Boyd, Donald
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff