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Interview with Catherine Hackendorn Sheldrick, 1987 May 21 [audio]
Sheldrick describes the layout of the villages along the Brandywine, including which neighbors lived where, as well as the homes of various du Pont family members. She also discusses the various families who lived in Henry Clay Village.
Box 5, Cassette 233
[Description and dates], 1970370_112013_sheldrick_part5, Box 5, Cassette 233, 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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ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personManners and customsDomestic lifeHousesDwellings
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.
starts w/out intro; ends abruptly; tape flips at 46:09
1 sound tape reel : TRT 1:20:53.
Sheldrick, Catherine Hackendorn