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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 Stuart Taylor, 1969 July 22 [audio]
Taylor describes Wilmington in the early twentieth century, including the ethnic makeup of the city, pastimes of young people, learning his trade, the temperance movement, healthcare in the city, church and community life, and other day-to-day routines in the early 1900s. He also describes working conditions during his career.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
Box 6, Reel 289
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. 1.26 GB.
1 sound tape reel : 3.75 ips. TRT 1:17:55.
[Description and dates], 1970370_022514_taylor, Box 6, Reel 289, 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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ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personPowder mills
Robert Stuart Taylor (b. 1892) worked in the powder yard and on the trolley lines in Wilmington. His father worked for a lumber yard.
Very poor recording: lots of tape hiss, clanging sounds. Was copied from original source. Ends abruptly
RCA Magnetic Tape Red Seal 1800 ft. 1.0 mil polyester Type 10MLN-18LT
Ryff, AllenScafidi, John