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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 Daniel Toomey, 1969 August 7 [audio](part 1)
Toomey describes the house and the neighborhood in which he was born, transportation in the early twentieth century, holiday celebrations, healthcare, and daily life growing up.
Pizor, FaithScafidi, John
Daniel Toomey (b. 1902) was raised on the Upper Banks of Hagley Yard, the son of the powder mill boss who was killed in an explosion in 1910, resulting in the family's move to the city of Wilmington.
Transcript indicates recording is on Tape 69-1 (side one) and 69-2 (side two)
ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personExplosions
RCA Magnetic Tape Red Seal 1800 ft. 1.0 mil polyester Type 10MLN-18LT
1 sound tape reel : 3.75 ips. TRT 0:20:31.
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 289
[Description and dates], 1970370_022614_toomey_part1, 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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