DARE Interview : Jacksonville, Florida; Primary Informant FL015

  • 1966
  • Informant Data:
  • FL015: White; male; age: 66 (old); education: college; community type: large city
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: FL015 (2:54)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 0250-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Fishing in river from a "yacht-club dory"; porpoise encounter; motorboats supplant sailing
  • 05:40 Catching crabs with bait; extent of river; catching spawning shad
  • 09:40 Different types of local fishing from catfish to sport; freshwater stream offshore
  • 13:35 Most recent hurricane flooded a lot, but didn't hit them with wind
  • 16:40 Wonderful weather, snow very rare. Palm trees grow well, citrus occasionally gets frozen
  • 20:00 Different ways to try to warm citrus trees
  • 22:30 Naming of Jacksonville for Andrew Jackson, who was never there. Incorporated before U.S. Civil War
  • 26:15 Land boom followed by bust and then Depression; farming always a solid moneymaker
  • 30:45 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 0250-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Describes small-town bank that couldn't afford to take in all the money people were making; soil and effects of draining Everglades
  • 03:30 Arthur the Rat
  • 06:25 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Porter, Ruth
Date
  • 1966
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
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