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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, 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.
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.
starts w/out intro; ends abruptly; tape flips at 46:09
ReminiscingChildhood and youth of a personManners and customsDomestic lifeHousesDwellings
1 sound tape reel : TRT 1:20:53.
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 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
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