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Interview with Blanche MacAdoo Yetter, 1984 May 30 [audio](part 1)
Yetter discusses certain subjects at length including the "sand hole", an area close to the du Pont family cemetery, sewing, marriage traditions, gardening, types of clothing and their care, funerals, illnesses, and schooling. Home life and duties such as cleaning and cooking that was recalled in the first interview continues to be discussed.
Box 6, Cassette 278-279
[Description and dates], 1970370_111413_yetter_part3, Box 6, Cassette 278-279, 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
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
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Digitized by Hagley Museum and Library. Software: Adobe Audition CS6 (Windows). Encoding: Microsoft PCM. Constant 2304kbps, 96KHz, 24-bps. 1.48 GB.
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ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personManners and customsDomestic lifeDwellingsHousesSewing
Blanche MacAdoo Yetter (b. 1897) lived in the Squirrel Run area near the DuPont Company Hagley Yards as a young girl.
1 of 2
ends abruptly but picks up on part 4; tape flips at 46:04; voices are a little distorted at times-tape is damaged
2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog. TRT 2:07:31.
Yetter, Blanche MacAdoo