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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 Edward Devenney, 1984 March 15 [audio]
Devenney describes the daily life of the children in the village, including mealtime habits, playing sports on various teams throughout Wilmington, and everyday chores.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
Box 4, Casette 127
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. 1.14 GB.
A and B
Part 1: 1:10:35
[Description and dates], 1970370_10213_devenney_part1, Box 4, Casette 127, 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
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:10:35.
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ReminiscingDwellingsHousesChildhood and youth of a person
Herbert James Devenney (b. 1912) grew up in Henry Clay Village, the son of an Irish immigrant powder worker.
Side B of tape not transcribed because transcriber mistakenly thought this side was blank
Part 1: Ends abruptly; tape flips at 35:20; it is sometimes difficult to hear interviewer as she seems far away from the mike at times