DARE Interview : Gallipolis, Ohio; Primary Informant OH045

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • OH045: White; female; age: 53 (middle-aged); education: high school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: OH045 (3:32)
  • Full Interview (Tape 1236-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:40 Arthur the Rat
  • 04:15 Medical history—sinus infections, allergies, treatment, husband's illnesses
  • 08:30 Religion—Episcopal interpretation of the Bible, religious joke, rules about divorce and remarriage among Baptists and Catholics
  • 12:00 Local illegal liquor production
  • 14:15 Recent drowning—names of victims, story of their accident
  • 15:55 Problems crossing the river to get to West Virginia—bridge collapsed, ferries break down, discussion of future bridge construction site
  • 23:25 Housekeeping—names for machines to clean carpets, names for different types of brooms
  • 26:00 Local industry—dog food plant (uses horse meat)
  • 27:35 Hobbies—golf, horseback riding, refinishing furniture
  • 32:25 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview

Details

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