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Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto, 1983 May 25 [audio](part 1)
Leto describes the layout of the various villages along the Brandywine, anecdotes about the neighbors, and daily life during her childhood.
Leto, Jennie Sicco
Jennie Sicco Leto (b. 1889) grew up in many villages along the Brandywine, including Walker's Bank, Chicken Alley, Free Park, and Squirrel Run. Her parents were Italian immigrants and her father worked in the powder mills and was killed in an explosion in 1917.
ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personManners and customsDomestic lifeItalian Americans
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interview conducted while touring hagley grounds and therefore volume varies; ends abruptly but continues on part 3; tape flips at 39:39
2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:44:27.
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