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Interview with James Gamble, 1981 April 24 [audio](part 1)
Gamble recounts various family members and their history. He also describes the layout of the yards, his childhood at Hagley, gardening and chores, his first job at Capo's Drugstore, and his education.
Gamble, James Elmer
James Elmer Gamble (b. 1903) was born in Henry Clay and grew up in Forty Acres, Wilmington. His father worked as a carpenter for DuPont, and his mother also grew up along the Brandywine. His uncle, Sam Frizzell, had a grocery store at Hagley. He worked at the Experimental Station for 39 years.
1 of 2
Part 1: somewhat poor quality recording--seems to be taken from another source; ends abruptly but resumes on Part 2; tape flips at 46:30; cuts off from 1:30:50 to 1:31:19
Unidentified voice is likely Mrs. Gamble.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:49:30.
A and B
Part 1: 1:32:36
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 4, Casette 150-151
[Description and dates], 1970370_101713_gamble_part1, Box 4, Casette 150-151, 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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