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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 James Gamble, 1984 June 21 [audio](part 1)
Gamble describes his family's history and various artifacts received from family members, his grandfather and father's careers with DuPont and in stone quarries, his first jobs, typical foods and chores, and taverns and businesses in Wilmington.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
Box 4, Casette 154-155
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
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. 1.49 GB.
A and B
Part 5: 1:32:19
[Description and dates], 1970370_101713_gamble_part5, Box 4, Casette 154-155, 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
2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog. TRT 2:26:01.
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ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personEmployees
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.
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Part 5: ends abruptly but resumes later in the conversation on Part 6; tape flips at 46:11; volume drops from to 16:30 to 18:20 as interviewee goes to look for something
Gamble, James Elmer