DARE Interview : Moore's Corner, Massachusetts; Primary Informant MA107

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • MA005: White; female; age: 83 (old); education: college; community type: rural
  • MA107: White; male; age: 75 (old); community type: rural
  • MA108: White; female; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0898-S1). [Additional speakers: MA108, MA005]
  • Content:
  • [MA107 and MA108 with comments by MA005] 01:00 Family history
  • 02:30 Family water-powered mills
  • 05:45 Local people
  • 07:30 Local history: house, nearby town, post offices
  • 10:00 Family, local people, local store in the past
  • 14:10 Local history: stores, peddlers, electric cars, trains
  • 17:20 Local people
  • 17:55 Local history: settlement, churches
  • 18:50 Local people
  • 21:00 Sawmills
  • 28:05 Family house
  • 29:05 School in the past
  • 31:00 Local people
  • 32:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0898-S2). [Additional speakers: MA108, MA005]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Local people
  • 02:45 Dances in the past, parties
  • 05:50 Local people
  • 06:30 Wedding custom—serenade
  • 08:35 Dances and entertainments in the past, social gatherings
  • 11:40 Sleigh rides
  • 14:00 Horses
  • 14:50 Logging in the past
  • 17:30 Local people
  • 20:40 Work as a postmistress, local post offices
  • 22:20 Birthdays
  • 22:50 Local people
  • 23:10 Local dam in the past
  • 25:25 Local businesses in the past
  • 27:00 Fourth of July, Halloween, Decoration Day
  • 28:50 Cemeteries
  • 30:30 Fourth of July
  • 32:00 Tape end
  • Full Interview 3 (Tape 0899-S1). [Additional speakers: MA108, MA005]
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Local people in past: blacksmiths, constable, cabinetmakers
  • 09:30 Vacation areas in mountains, sulphur springs (in the past)
  • 12:30 Local history: mill, nearby town in the past
  • 14:30 Local people
  • 15:00 Roads and routes, rock ledges, local landmarks
  • 24:50 Local person in past with folklore about him
  • 25:45 Mowing with a scythe
  • 26:50 Wildflowers
  • 29:45 Tape end
  • Full Interview 4 (Tape 0899-S2). [Additional speakers: MA108, MA005]
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Local people
  • 05:55 Spiritualist community in the past
  • 09:05 Family history
  • 10:10 Logging: labor, use of sawdust, machinery
  • 12:10 Spiritualist community in the past
  • 20:50 Local history
  • 22:45 Local people, family, general conversation
  • 27:10 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

  3. Full interview 3

  4. Full interview 4

Details

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