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Interview with James Kindbeiter, 1984 April 6 [audio](part 2)
Kindbeiter describes community life at Hagley, including church life at St. Joseph's, the house layout, the Gun Club, children's pastimes and entertainments, daily chores, and Christmas and holiday traditions.
James Kindbeiter (b. 1905) lived at Walker's Bank for twenty years. His grandfather was the superintendent at the Experimental Station, and his father also worked at the powder yard, eventually taking a position with the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Kindbeiter's mother was born in Squirrel Run. He eventually became a machinist, learning his trade at the Experimental Station.
1 of 2; Continued from #37
Part 2: ends abruptly but resumes on part 3; tape flips at 46:03
Childhood and youth of a personReminiscingDomestic lifeManners and customs
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:32:05.
A and B
Part 2: 1:32:06
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 5, Cassette 185
[Description and dates], 1970370_102513_kindbeiter_part2, Box 5, Cassette 185, 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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