DARE Interview : Wellston, Ohio; Primary Informant OH038

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • OH038: White; female; age: 72 (old); education: some college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH038 (3:34)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1229-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:30 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:15 Job history—teacher before marriage, then housewife
  • 05:40 Coal industry—history in Wellston, miners' union
  • 07:25 Story about a mine that has been burning for fifty years
  • 08:40 Population levels in Wellston—linked to local industries—mining, manufacturing, Ralston-Purina, raising turkeys, lumber industry
  • 12:25 Transformation from mining community to agricultural community
  • 13:15 Jobs available in town
  • 17:45 Grandchildren's pet dog, Informant's pets over the years—dogs (breeds and names)
  • 23:20 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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