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Interview with Faith Betty Lattomus and Madaline Betty Walls, 1969 June 12, 1969 June 25 [audio]
The first part of the interview describes their family history, the houses in Squirrel Run and Wagoner's Row, the political opinions of residents in the community, their education at A.I. du Pont School, and the various transfers of property that occurred in the area. The second part of the interview concerns guard duties around the property, interactions with members of the du Pont family, the children's entertainments and sports, holiday parties, different businesses in the community and in Wilmington, and daily life.
Lattomus, Faith BettyLottomus, Mrs. Howard S.Walls, Madaline Betty
Wilkinson, Norman B.Scafidi, John A.
Sisters Faith Betty Lattomus (b. 1907) and Madaline Betty Walls (b. 1901) grew up in Wagoner's Row. Their father was the head of the du Pont family's farming operation, and their grandfather also worked for DuPont and lived in Squirrel Run. Their grandmother served as a nursemaid to Colonel Henry du Pont.
contains two seperate interviews (same interviewee and interviewers)
poor quality: a bit muddled/muffled; cuts off at 1:23:10 to 1:23:20 when tape flips (second interview follows);
Childhood and youth of a personReminiscing
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Ferrodynamics brand five, 1800' 1 mil polyester, #10D7M
1 sound tape reel : 1.875 ips. TRT 3:04:01.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
Box 6, Reel 288
[Description and dates], 1970370_012014_lattomus_walls, Box 6, Reel 288, Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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