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Interview with Joseph A. Haley, 1955 February 23 [audio]
Haley describes his impressions of Alfred I. du Pont, his working career with the company, entertainment and amusement along the Brandywine, and the various aspects of the powder business.
Haley, Joseph A.
Monigle, Joseph P.Wilkinson, Norman B.
Joseph A. Haley (b. 1875) began working at Hagley in 1898, having worked on A.I. du Pont's farms previously. He worked as a spare man in all of the jobs until he became powder foreman in 1912.
Interview summary-not a direct transcript
Interviewee is a bit hard to understand; Cuts off from 0:02:01 to 0:02:03; background conversation at times; brief amount of unrelated recordings after interview ends
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
1800' 7" 1 mil
1 sound tape reel : 3.75 ips. TRT 1:01:54.
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 285
[Description and dates], 1970370_022514_haley, Box 6, Reel 285, 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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