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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, 1989 January 1 [audio]
Sheldrick describes the laundry process in detail, including the kind of soap the family used and darning socks. She also discusses chores in her house, medical care, and making homemade root beer.
Sheldrick, Catherine Hackendorn
Julian, MarthaHanrahan, Maureen
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 life
1 sound tape reel : TRT 0:45:35.
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 234
[Description and dates], 1970370_112013_sheldrick_part6, Box 5, Cassette 234, 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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