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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.
Mess Hall Dance
African American employees dancing in the mess hall. Original housing included phrase "The Black Bottom" which suggests some of the dancing shown is actually the popular African American dance craze originating in the 1920's called "The Black Bottom".
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389)
Hanford Engineer Works
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films (Accession 1974.389), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
QuickTime (.mov), 12566kbps.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
African American dance--History--20th centuryAfrican American dancersEmployees--RecreationAfrican Americans--Social life and customs
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Hanford Site (Wash.)
1 reel (150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm. (00:02:49:00).
Hanford Engineer WorksE.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company