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Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto [audio](part 2)
Leto describes the layout of the various villages along the Brandywine, anecdotes about the neighbors, and daily life during her childhood.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
[Description and dates], 1970370_11113_leto_part2, Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370), 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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Digitized by Hagley Museum and Library. Software: Adobe Audition CS6 (Windows). Encoding: Microsoft PCM. Constant 2304kbps, 96KHz, 24-bps. 1.28 GB.
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ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personManners and customsDomestic lifeItalian Americans
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.
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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
Leto, Jennie Sicco
2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:44:27.