DARE Interview : Wellsville, New York; Primary Informant NY139

  • 1969
  • Informant Data:
  • NY139: White; female; age: 81 (old); education: college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NY139 (3:49) [High-pitched whistle near end]
  • Full Interview (Tape 1157-S1).
  • Content:
  • [gap after INTRO 00:45-01:10] 01:10 Arthur the Rat
  • 05:00 Family history—grandfather was Methodist circuit rider, she was born in Wellsville
  • 07:10 Wellsville in the past
  • 07:40 Personal history—she and husband lived in New Jersey 20 years, husband worked for oil company, retired and moved to Wellsville in 1943
  • 12:30 Local history: oil companies in the past; father worked 60 years for local company; colleges
  • 16:45 Young people, local person
  • 19:55 Hobbies, fishing, travel, retirement
  • 23:50 Tornado, snow
  • 28:35 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

Fieldworker
Jacobs, Robert
Date
  • 1969
Publisher
  • Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
  • English
Collection
Subjects
For Staff