DARE Interview : Pennington, New Jersey; Primary Informant NJ050

  • 1968
  • Informant Data:
  • NJ050: White; male; age: 79 (old); education: grade school; community type: village
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: NJ050 (5:47)
  • Full Interview 1 (Tape 1044-S1).
  • Content:
  • 00:25 Family history—ancestors locally 200 years ago
  • 02:15 Farm life—wood heat, chickens
  • 05:25 Water supply, local wells
  • 11:50 Family home built 1784, local old houses
  • 19:10 Life in the past—farm machines, first car locally, airplane for mail, trains
  • 24:50 Local canal, park, site of Battle of Trenton
  • 26:35 Catching rats
  • 28:50 Arthur the Rat [continued on side 2—last sentence of story]
  • 33:25 Tape end
  • Full Interview 2 (Tape 1044-S2).
  • Content:
  • 00:15 Last sentences of Arthur the Rat
  • 00:50 Tape end
  1. Arthur the rat

  2. Full interview 1

  3. Full interview 2

Details

Fieldworker
Ehrenkranz, Jean
Date
1968
Publisher
Dictionary of American Regional English
Language
English
For Staff
METS