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Interview with Blanche MacAdoo Yetter, 1984 July 25 [audio]
Yetter discusses ornamental and vegetable gardening near the near the DuPont Company Hagley Yards. Mrs. Yetter talks about the types of vegetables her family grew and how they did so, as well as what kind of flowers was grown on their property. Other areas and family gardens in which Mrs. Yetter was familiar is also discussed.
Box 6, Cassette 280
[Description and dates], 1970370_111913_yetter_part5, Box 6, Cassette 280, 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)
A and B
Digitized by Hagley Museum and Library. Software: Adobe Audition CS6 (Windows). Encoding: Microsoft PCM. Constant 2304kbps, 96KHz, 24-bps. 1.16 GB.
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GardeningGardensReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personManners and customsDomestic life
Blanche MacAdoo Yetter (b. 1897) lived in the Squirrel Run area near the DuPont Company Hagley Yards as a young girl.
Side B contains a brief and incomplete discussion with unidentified Hagley employee and interviewee regarding the oral history project and other subjects
Tape flips at 46:15 ; at 1:08:01 the interview ends and is followed by a discussion by a Hagley employee and interviewee--it sounds like this was mostly taped over with Yetter's interview (see note)
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:11:57.
Yetter, Blanche MacAdoo