DARE Interview : Bishop, California; Primary Informant CA209

  • 1970
  • Informant Data:
  • CA209: White; female; age: 79 (old); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: CA209 (4:54) [First minute slightly distorted]
  • Full Interview (Tape 0174-S1). [Additional speakers: Male Fieldworker assistant]
  • Content:
  • 00:10-05:15 Arthur the Rat
  • 05:20 Local wildlife
  • 06:35 Area history—its first residents and their occupations
  • 09:20 Local mountain ranges—White and Sierra Nevada
  • 11:20 Community's early growth
  • 13:00 Informant was postmaster—local train routes
  • 15:30 Informant's medical history—her and her old community's decline
  • 18:00 Wedding clothes
  • 21:40 Shivaree parties
  • 25:30 Some description of Indian involvement in local affairs
  • 32:40 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Anderson, Leslie
Date
  • 1970
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff