Yetter discusses certain subjects at length including the "sand hole", an area close to the du Pont family cemetery, sewing, marriage traditions, gardening, types of clothing and their care, funerals, illnesses, and schooling. Home life and duties such as cleaning and cooking that was recalled in the first interview continues to be discussed.
Reed, Luther D. (interviewee), Heacock, Walter J. (interviewer), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Pizor, Faith (interviewer), Scafidi, John A. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer)
Reed describes in detail the planning and execution behind the 150th anniversary celebration of the DuPont company as well as his role as director of these events. He also describes the efforts of du Pont family members in planning, including Louise du Pont Crowninshield. He also describes his role as the director of the Hagley Foundation, including the building the museum and library, the selection of the trustees, and the development of the by-laws.
Toomey, Jane M. (interviewee), Johnson, Dorothy (interviewer)
Toomey describes the childhood of her husband, Timothy Toomey, who grew up at Hagley Yards as well, and whose father, the boss of the powder mills, was killed in an explosion in 1910. Her interview describes her childhood, including hygiene routines, her education at St. Joseph's, celebrations at holidays, explosions, and local businesses in the area. She also describes raising her children along the Brandywine after her marriage in 1920.
Green, Bruce (interviewee), Ward, Mary Sam (interviewer)
Green details his various jobs for DuPont, including tearing down old buildings in the 1930s and 1940s, hauling sand and stone to the family estates, working as a receiving clerk at Hagley Yard, and helping his father find horses with which to furnish the powder company. He also describes his impressions of various members of the du Pont family, particularly T. Coleman du Pont and his wife and children. He also describes T. Coleman's plans for DuPont Highway
Hallam, Donald G. (interviewee), Tremaine, Dorothy (interviewer)
Hallam describes his father's childhood along the Brandywine at Bancroft Mills, including entertainment, pranks, and chores. He describes the house in which his father grew up in detail. His mother also recounts working for Bancroft during the war. Hallam describes his own childhood growing up in Wilmington.
Ferguson, Grace Toy (interviewee), Johnson, Dorothy (interviewer)
Ferguson describes her uncle Tom Toy's Tavern, her childhood growing up along the Brandywine, including activities and amusements in which the children engaged, relationships between various communities along the Brandywine, and a typical daily schedule. She also describes gardening and chores, Halloween traditions, medical care, typical dress, and various possessions in the house.
Mathewson, F.L. (Les) (interviewee), Scafidi, John (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer)
Mathewson describes the addition of electricity to the powder yard, his impressions of A.I. du Pont, and his neighbors. He also discusses his childhood, his father's work responsibilities, and his own job at the Hopewell plant in blasting. He describes the intricacies of blasting work and his experiences with the trap-shooting club.
Davis, T.C. (interviewee), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer)
Davis discusses the development of the DuPont Company, including the modernization of the company and the family members who contributed to it. He also describes the changes in the market, budgeting and financial issues, interactions with government, the hierarchy of the management, and other business practices.
Jones, George Washington (interviewee), Meyers, Louise (interviewer)
In the third part of his interview, Jones describes his house and garden in detail, weekend activities, birthdays, wakes, typical dress, different types of wedding receptions, Thanksgiving traditions, typical amusements, and other daily life activities in the early twentieth century.
Hammond describes her relationship with Mrs. Crowninshield as very close, stating that Mrs. Crowninshield considered Hammond and her children to be like her own children. She recounts various events, including outdoor luncheons and trips with her aunt. She gives a detailed description of Mrs. Crowninshield's personality and interests, including her love for gardening, decorating, and philanthropy. She also describes Mrs. Crowninshield's influence on her as well as people who influenced Mrs. Crowninshield.
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.
Lawless, Martina (interviewee), Johnson, Dorothy (interviewer)
Lawless discusses daily life and chores, the hotel in which the family lived, an explosion in the Packing House, the Catholic community at St. Joseph's, medical care, her education at Ursuline and Villamarie in West Chester, and weddings and baptisms.
Hudson, Ann (interviewee), Scafidi, John A. (interviewer)
Hudson describes growing up along the Brandywine, including the neighborhood and buildings, her family history, the trolley lines, and local businesses. She also describes her education and Sunday school, games and amusements, medical care, and excursions on Alfred I. du Pont's boat. She recounts her memories of explosions and reactions to them.
Foster, Benjamin F. (interviewee), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer), Gibson, George H. (interviewer)
Foster describes his working career at DuPont, including the various plants in which he worked, the installation of electrical lighting, engineering work, salaries and wages, and transferring to South America. He also describes the establishment of the Hotel du Pont, the building of homes for various du Pont family members, and his impressions of du Pont family members.
Toy, James F., Sr. (interviewee), Quimby, Maureen (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer)
Toy describes his work on Mrs. Louise du Pont Crowninshield's staircase in detail, the restoration of the First Office, and Mrs. Crowninshield's decorating style. He also describes in detail his memories and work on Eleutherian Mills and Winterthur.
Baldo, Charles A. (interviewee), Johnson, Dorothy (interviewer)
Charles A. Baldo describes the company house rented for $3.50/month in Walker's Banks in which his grandfather, Giacomo ("Jockamo") Baldo (b. 1885), a powder mill worker, and his wife, Mathilda de Loretto Baldo, lived. The Baldos were immigrants from Rome, Italy, and they never learned English, but had congenial relationships with their neighbors. Baldo describes the garden and its herbs and vegetables in detail, as well as the layout of the house, including the shed and outhouse outside, the coal and wood burning stove, and the dirt floors in the cellar. Baldo describes his childhood visiting his parents, including sledding and playing ball and tag with other kids at the mill and swimming and fishing in the Brandywine. He details the daily life of workers and their families during the twentieth century.
Buchanan, William H. (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer)
Buchanan's interview touches on many subjects including details of his father's work, his reminisces about home and social life in the community, his memories of Alfred I. du Pont, and details about powder yard explosions.
Hawkins, John Victor (interviewee), Wagner, Betty (interviewer)
Hawkins describes his parents' background as well as his childhood growing up in the Flats, including entertainment and games, chores, local businesses, Christmas and Fourth of July traditions, typical dress, and his house.