DARE Interview : Laceyville, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA117

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • PA117: White; male; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1397-S1).
  • Content:
  • 01:20 The Pools—ethnic group, location of settlements, origin, local man—a Pool, is a friend of Informant’s, Informant’s opinion about the character of Pools
  • 11:00 How Pools regard themselves, account of Pools stealing in winter so they could live in jail
  • 13:10 Population of Pooltown, ethnic background of Pools, they love fishing
  • 21:15 Stories about Pools
  • 23:45 How Pools talk
  • 23:55 Prospect of Fieldworker interviewing a Pool
  • 24:25 Pools—work habits, violence, cars
  • 26:10 Younger generation is more successful
  • 30:45 Changes in fishing recently—reasons
  • 32:10 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1397-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:40 Fishing in Pennsylvania—reasons for no natural reproduction of trout
  • 03:15 Fertilizers destroying streams, discussion of Rachel Carson
  • 06:20 Attempts to restock pheasant population
  • 07:25 Number of deer killed by cars and hunters in Pennsylvania
  • 08:00 Problems with getting Americans to live harmoniously with nature—need for conservation education in schools
  • 12:25 Discussion of settling the United States too quickly
  • 15:40 Local people—work with bears in Yellowstone Park
  • 19:20 Tape end
  1. Full interview 1

  2. Full interview 2

Details

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