DARE Interview : Roxbury, New York; Primary Informant NY073

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY073: White; male; age: 80 (old); education: grade school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY073 (3:39)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1113-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:20 Family history: grandparents lived in area, father had a farm
  • 01:55 Butter in the past—shipping butter made all year in barrels
  • 05:35 Local industry in the past, sawmills
  • 06:50 Childhood camping, a shanty they made
  • 08:45 Work keeping the greens at a golf course for 14 years
  • 11:00 Farming: harvesting corn for silage; hay harvesting
  • 15:50 Cattle—dairy cows and bulls
  • 20:10 Dogs, coons, possums, deer on the roads, deer hunting
  • 25:00 Arthur the Rat
  • 28:45 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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