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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 Grace Toy Ferguson, 1985 February 14 [audio]
Ferguson describes in detail the house in which she grew up and the family's possessions, her mother's cooking, her education, transportation, typical dress, and daily chores.
Ferguson, Grace Toy
Grace Toy Ferguson (b. 1895) grew up in Long Row. Her father worked as a millwright and a cabinetmaker for DuPont, and her mother grew up in Chicken Alley. She graduated from Beacom's Business School and worked for Hercules before her marriage.
ReminiscingDwellingsHousesChildhood and youth of a person
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Part 3: tape flips at 46:27
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:29:31.
Digitized by Hagley Museum and Library. Software: Adobe Audition CS6 (Windows). Encoding: Microsoft PCM. Constant 2304kbps, 96KHz, 24-bps. 1.45 GB.
A and B
Part 3: 1:29:31
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 140
[Description and dates], 1970370_10913_ferguson_part3, Box 4, Casette 140, 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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