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DARE Interview: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania; Primary Informant PA031

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Informant Data:PA031: White; female; age: 78 (old); education: high school; community type: small cityMedia Files:Arthur the Rat. Speaker: PA031 (3:33)Full Interview 1 (Tape 1351-S1).Content:00:35 Local history—William Penn grants01:50 Friends meetings—described05:20 Sunday school= first day school06:20 Committees within friends meeting—membership, percentage of Friends in town09:20 Wedding ceremony of Friends14:30 Popularity of Friends, decline of plain language20:35 Local building used for underground railroad21:35 Community description—industry, race relations30:10 Education32:10 Tape endFull Interview 2 (Tape 1351-S2). [Additional speakers: Adult female]00:05 [General conversation with another woman]00:40 Meeting house—age, location, old location, use03:00 Town policy about open housing04:55 Reasons for names of streets in town06:15 History, location and cost of Friend’s Home10:00 Arthur the Rat13:35 Tape end

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