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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 Martin Dillon, 1969 July 28 [audio](part 1)
Dillon describes in detail the process of hauling willows, including cutting them down, peeling them, tools and techniques used, and caring for the horses. He also describes farm life at the turn of the century, including the business aspect of farming.
Pizor, FaithScafidi, John A.
Martin Dillon (b. 1892) worked with his father hauling willows to sell to customers, including the DuPont Company, until his father's death in 1902.
ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personHorsesAgriculture
RCA Red Seal, 1800 ft. 1 mil, polyester, Type 10MLN-18LT
1 sound tape reel : 3.75 ips. TRT 0:43:08.
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 287
[Description and dates], 1970370_022614_dillon_part1, Box 6, Reel 287, 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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