DARE Interview : Lititz, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA004

  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

  • 1967
  • Informant Data:
  • PA004: White; female; age: 69 (old); education: some college; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA004 (2:38)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1329-S1). [Additional speakers: Informant's sister]
  • Content:
  • 00:35 Superstitions about medicine men, warts and cards
  • 03:35 Activities of Amish
  • 05:05 Family history—entertainment, church
  • 06:40 Description of Informant’s home
  • 09:10 Amish funerals
  • 09:30 Types of locks on doors
  • 10:15 Community description
  • 11:55 Women’s Club
  • 13:10 Moravian Church—customs, love feasts, traditions—description of Moravian doll
  • 28:40 Missionary activities of Moravian Church
  • 29:25 Family history
  • 31:25 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1329-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:05 Traditional food eaten before Lent
  • 01:30 Holidays of the Amish
  • 02:10 Moravian Church—liturgies, history as Conscientious Objectors, rules, number of Moravian Churches
  • 07:30 Comparison between Winston-Salem, NC and Lititz
  • 09:20 Arthur the Rat
  • 12:20 Description of pronunciation of certain words—by Informant and by local Dutch
  • 14:25 Tape end

Details

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