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DARE Interview: Davis Station, South Carolina; Primary Informant SC024

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Informant Data:SC024: White; female; age: 83 (old); education: high school; community type: ruralMedia Files:Arthur the Rat. Speaker: SC024 (4:50)Full Interview 1 (Tape 1494-S1).Content:00:15 Local people02:05 Racial integration03:15 Family history: parents, Depression late 1800s, the Depression in 1930s; World War II rationing; they owned a store; children, brother09:20 Life in the past: boys serenaded girls; weddings12:45 Barbecues16:05 Earthquake in 188612:25 Railroads, train service21:10 Local history: town started as a railway station; sawmill; store; loggers; cottonseed oil mill25:15 Family life, childhood—prayers26:25 Tobacco growing31:30 Cotton growing32:05 Tape endFull Interview 2 (Tape 1494-S2).00:05 Cotton growing04:00 School in the past, school free only part of the year09:10 Lakes and streams11:55 Cornbreads19:20 Soapmaking20:35 Boiled peanuts23:20 Arthur the Rat28:10 Family—children, grandchildren30:50 Personal philosophy32:00 Tape end

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