DARE Interview : Tulelake, California; Primary Informant CA159

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • CA159: White; male; age: 76 (old); education: high school; community type: rural
  • Media File:
  • Full Interview (Tape 0138-S1). [Additional speakers: Fieldworker’s sister]
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Parents both moved to CA from Iowa, although not together. Built steamboat landing on lake
  • 05:10 Landing put out of business by railroad, around same time that Tule Lake was drained
  • 08:15 Bird refuge in area, draws hunters every year (they hunt just outside the refuge part)
  • 10:55 Collecting bottles, Indian artifacts. Opening of homesteads in '20s to WWI vets
  • 12:25 Going to school—five-mile trip, no cars. Went to high school at University Farm School in Davis
  • 14:35 In France for WWI, saw some of it—made him eligible for a homestead
  • 16:55 National Farmers Organization—he likes idea of higher prices
  • 19:00 Local historical organization did write-up of him; friend who had a private museum
  • 22:25 Tape end
  1. Full interview


Anderson, Leslie
  • 1969
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
  • English
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