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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 Catherine Hackendorn Sheldrick, 1984 February 28 [audio]
Sheldrick describes her childhood home in detail, chores and hobbies, and various daily activities, such as gardening, handling garbage, and obtaining groceries. She also describes her education, Sundays at Church, holidays and celebrations, explosions, and illnesses.
Sheldrick, Catherine Hackendorn
Catherine Hackendorn Sheldrick (b. 1902) grew up in Henry Clay Village; her father worked at the Experimental Station, her grandfather worked in the powder mills, and her whole extended family lived along the Brandywine.
ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personManners and customsDomestic lifeHousesChristmas decorationsChristmas presentsWine and wine making
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:32:23.
A and B
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 229
[Description and dates], 1970370_111913_sheldrick_part1, Box 5, Cassette 229, 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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