DARE Interview : Brooklyn, New York; Primary Informant NY036

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NY036: White; male; age: 64 (old); education: high school; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY036 (3:29)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1085-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:30 Family history, neighborhood in Brooklyn where he grew up
  • 02:50 Dutch Reformed Church: building, membership
  • 03:55 Family history: ancestors settled in New York from Holland during first settlement of the area
  • 04:30 Local history: Coney Island, Canarsie
  • 08:05 Childhood: entertainment, summer in the country
  • 08:55 Work history: runner for brokers, clerk, factory
  • 10:40 Local history: Manhattan changes
  • 12:20 Hobbies: railroads, fire engines
  • 15:55 Local history: traveling music bands
  • 17:20 Life in the past: food, vegetables, produce from farms, produce market
  • 22:05 Family
  • 24:45 Arthur the Rat
  • 28:10 Local society of Brooklyn families
  • 30:25 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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