Gregg describes her duties at Hagley. Her interview describes her courtship and early years of marriage with her husband, Pete, a grocer; a flu epidemic that she suffered during a pregnancy; her family history; daily life in Wilmington; and holiday and special traditions.
Lee, Harry E. (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer)
Lee discusses his career at DuPont, including transportation, his impressions of various members of the du Pont family, the company during wartime, and an explosion at Hagley in 1914. He also briefly touches on daily life in Wilmington at this time.
Here's Tax Accountant John Gwaltney contemplating just a portion of more than 1700 tax forms which a big company must file each year. He has his own income tax headache and the DuPont Company's too. In addition to Federal taxes, there are the levies state, county, city, town, and other taxing groups in 47 states.
Lynch, William Frederick (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer)
Lynch describes the opening of the Experimental Station, explosions that occurred during his working career, his job responsibilities, and his work on the volunteer fire company. He also discusses the company during World War I and his impressions of du Pont family members.
Ely, Albert Rider (interviewee), Benjamin, Joan (interviewer)
Ely primarily focuses on ballistic pendulums and other gun powder testing devices. He also discusses in detail how black powder was manufactured as well as the properties of dynamite, and he gives his take on the eventual exit of the DuPont Company from this area. He recounts a few stories from his work in this department.
Earl Wescott, representing DuPont's Old Hickory, Tennessee rayon plant, and his sister, Marie, of the Clinton, Iowa cellophane plant, visit the home of E.I. du Pont Nemours, founder of the company. The Wescotts come from a family whose combined careers with DuPont total nearly 150 years.
Kauss, Joseph B. (interviewee), Scafidi, John A. (interviewer), Pizor, Faith (interviewer)
Kauss describes the differences between the mills when Kauss worked there and in 1969, when the interview was conducted. He also describes his working career at DuPont in detail, including his wages, work environment, and the layout of Hagley Yards. He also describes life in Wilmington, including union and gang activity.