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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Interview with Joseph A. Haley [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.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Box 6, Reel 285
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Digitized by Hagley Museum and Library. Software: Adobe Audition CS6 (Windows). Encoding: Microsoft PCM. Constant 2304kbps, 96KHz, 24-bps. 1.07 GB.
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935
[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
1 sound tape reel : 3.75 ips. TRT 1:01:54.
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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.
1800' 7" 1 mil
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
Monigle, Joseph P.Wilkinson, Norman B.
Haley, Joseph A.