DARE Interview : Mount Vernon, Indiana; Primary Informant IN042

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • IN042: White; male; age: 61 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: IN042 (3:22)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0506-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Plowing work 1920s
  • 03:00 Changes in farming over time
  • 07:00 Farm mechanization
  • 09:50 Orchard—fruit-picking labor
  • 13:50 Farm business, conversion to grain only
  • 16:55 Grain farming—history of modernization, equipment
  • 26:45 Acres cultivated, livestock
  • 27:45 Family—children’s education
  • 28:55 Farm equipment
  • 33:15 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0506-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Soybean growing, herbicide use
  • 06:55 Corn growing, corn prices, corn drying
  • 19:45 Grain transport—barge, grain train
  • 21:40 Corn drying and shelling
  • 23:25 Fertilizer application
  • 24:50 Corn drying
  • 25:20 Arthur the Rat
  • 29:20 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

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