Leon Stevens, Emogene Stevens, and Richard Giles: interview with Miles L. Hanley
- Leon Stevens, Emogene Stevens, and Richard Giles: interview with Miles L. Hanley
From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Speakers include Leon Stevens (Cummington, Mass.; LANE informant 232.2) speaking of crops, farming; Mrs. Emogene Stevens (talking about early settlements, mostly from eastern Massachusetts; cottage work; parlors, nineteenth century households. Part two includes a discussion with other residents of Cummington regarding William Cullen Bryant, the Bryant family, and Cummington. Also Richard Giles and other younger men debating about "Mass State." Audio quality spotty.
- Stevens, Leon
- Stevens, Emogene
- Giles, Richard
- Hanley, Miles L.
April 6, 1934
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- Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
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Linguistic Atlas of New England Records
Social life and customs
Linguistic Atlas of New England
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
- 1 audio recording ; 00:45:16 and 00:40:34
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