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Interview with Donald Hallam, 1980 September 2 [audio]
Hallam describes his father's childhood along the Brandywine at Bancroft Mills, including entertainment, pranks, and chores. He describes the house in which his father grew up in detail. His mother also recounts working for Bancroft during the war. Hallam describes his own childhood growing up in Wilmington.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
Box 4, Casette 161
Joseph Bancroft & Sons 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. 1.30 GB.
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[Description and dates], 1970370_102413_hallam, Box 4, Casette 161, 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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Donald Hallam was an electrical engineer, and his father and grandfather both worked for Bancroft.
ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personMills and mill-work
poor recording--lots of static and variation in volume; tape flips at 46:30
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:20:38.
Hallam, Donald G.