DARE Interview : Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA014

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • PA014: White; female; age: 78 (old); education: grade school; community type: rural
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA014 (3:31)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1336-S1).
  • Content:
  • 01:40 Arthur the Rat
  • 05:30 Home remedies—for infections
  • 06:45 Homemade soap—description of making it, uses
  • 07:20 Entertainment—barn raisings, spelling bees
  • 09:35 Life in the past—courting, church attendance, chores, walking to school, first cars, planes, tractors
  • 16:35 Size of Informant’s father’s farm, types of crops raised locally
  • 19:10 Covered bridges
  • 21:15 Family—size of Informant’s family
  • 22:30 U.S. Civil War—Informant’s uncle died, description of hiding horses
  • 27:20 Food not made anymore
  • 31:10 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1336-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Other words for bacon, description of cooking eels
  • 01:40 Family history—sources of wood
  • 02:10 Community description, local landmarks
  • 03:45 Food—many recipes given [mostly read by Fieldworker]
  • 26:05 Canning fruits
  • 26:45 Informant’s ethnic heritage
  • 28:30 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Hausmann, Robert
Date
  • 1967
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff