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1 Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto, 1984 June 21 [transcript] 1984-06-21 Leto, Jennie Sicco (interviewee), Johnson, Dorothy (interviewer) Transcript of second interview with Jennie Leto who was an Italian immigrant who grew up in Squirrel Run and Free Park and whose father was killed in an explosion. The interview took place in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_061813_04
2 Interview with Mary Perrone, 1984 July 24 [transcript] 1984-07-24 Perrone, Mary (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Transcript of second interview with Mary Perrone who recalls life along the Brandywine. The interview took place in Hockessin, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_070113_02
3 Interview with Rocco Perrone, 1984 July 10 [transcript] 1984-07-10 Perrone, Rocco M. (interviewee), Frazier, Chris (interviewer) Transcript of interview with Rocco Perrone who lived in Squirrel Run as well as the du Pont estate while his father worked for Colonel Henry A. du Pont. The interview took place in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_070113_05
4 Interview with Pierre Ferraro and Eugene Ferraro, 1955 June 13 [transcript] 1955-06-13 Ferraro, Pierre (interviewee), Ferraro, Eugene (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer) Transcript of interview with brothers Pierre and Eugene Ferraro who both worked for DuPont and lived at Walkers Bank. The interview took place in Wilmington, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_052813_11
5 Interview with Fred Marenco, 1984 March 5 [transcript] 1984-03-05 Marenco, Fred (interviewee), Bond, Jim (interviewer) Transcript of second interview with Fred Marenco who grew up in the Squirrel Run area. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_061813_08
6 Rocco Perrone, Margaret Perrone, Victorine Camoirano, and Mary Oliverri Guerrina, 1985 March 12 [transcript] 1985-03-12 Perrone, Margaret (interviewee), Perrone, Rocco (interviewee), Camorirano, Victorine (interviewee), Guerrina, Mary Oliverri (interviewee), Frazier, Chris (interviewer) Transcript of interview conducted primarily with Margaret and Rocco Perrone but which also included Victorine Camoriano and Mary Guerrina and is about their youth in Squirrel Run. The interview took place in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_070113_04
7 Interview with Fred Marenco, 1984 February 8 [transcript] 1984-02-08 Marenco, Fred (interviewee), Bond, Jim (interviewer) Transcript of interview with Fred Marenco who recalls what his youth was like growing up along the Brandywine. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_061813_09
8 Interview with Rose Murabito, 1984 March 22 [transcript] 1984-03-22 Murabito, Rose (interviewee), Frazier, Chris (interviewer) Transcript of interview with Rose Murabito who worked at Hodgeson's Mill and recalls life in the Hagley area. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_062113_09
9 Interview with Louis J. "Primo" Robino, 1984 December 3 [transcript] 1984-12-03 Primo, Robino, Louis J. Primo J. (interviewee), Meyers, Louise (interviewer) Robino describes festivities such as weddings and baptisms, as well as holidays. He also discusses day to day life in Squirrel Run, including cooking, interacting with neighbors, cleaning and laundry, and education. He describes local area businesses, including his mother's restaurant. Furthermore, he discusses his family's possessions and home in detail. The interview took place in Wilmington, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_070113_08
10 Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto, 1983 May 25 [transcript] 1983-05-25 Leto, Jennie Sicco (interviewee), Perkins, Karen (interviewer) Transcript of interview with Jennie Leto conducted while touring the Hagley grounds where she recalls her time growing up on the Brandywine while her father worked in the powder yards. The interview took place in Wilmington, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_061813_12
11 Interview with Mary Perrone, 1984 February 22 [transcript] 1984-02-22 Perrone, Mary (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Transcript of interview with Marry Perrone who lived in Squirrel Run for seven years during her youth. The interview took place in Hockessin, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_070113_03
12 Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto, 1983 March 5 [transcript] 1983-03-05 Leto, Jennie Sicco (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Leto describes her childhood along the Brandywine, including her education and daily chores. She also describes cooking and Christmas traditions. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_061813_13
13 Interview with Louis J. Robino, 1984 June 21 [transcript] 1984-06-21 Robino, Louis J. (interviewee), Meyers, Louise (interviewer) Transcript of interview with Louis "Primo" Robino who lived for about two years in Squirrel Run. The interview took place in Wilmington, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_070113_07
14 Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto, 1983 May 25 [audio](part 2) 1983-05-25 Leto, Jennie Sicco (interviewee), Perkins, Karen (interviewer) Leto describes the layout of the various villages along the Brandywine, anecdotes about the neighbors, and daily life during her childhood. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_11113_leto_part3
15 Interview with Mary Perrone, 1984 July 24 [audio] 1984-07-24 Perrone, Mary (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Perrone outlines her wedding and reception in great detail, their neighbors and friends along the Brandywine, the workplace death of Charlie Gaino, her two married homes, and household routines and chores. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_12213_perrone_part2
16 Interview with Mary Perrone, 1984 February 22 [audio] 1984-02-22 Perrone, Mary (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Perrone describes her home in Squirrel Run, her daily activities as a homemaker and head of a boarding house, illnesses and explosions that affected the community, and the Italian community at Hagley. She provides many rich anecdotes. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_12213_perrone_part1
17 Interview with Rose Murabito, 1984 March 22 [audio] 1984-03-22 Murabito, Rose (interviewee), Frazier, Chris (interviewer) Murabito describes her family home, chores and daily activities, her education, memories of explosions, and her family's history. She also describes working at Hodgson's mill on the spinners and the reels as well as her work at a cigar factory. Furthermore, she discusses Christmas traditions, various games and entertainments, and gardening. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_12413_murabito
18 Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto, 1983 May 25 [audio](part 1) 1983-05-25 Leto, Jennie Sicco (interviewee), Perkins, Karen (interviewer) Leto describes the layout of the various villages along the Brandywine, anecdotes about the neighbors, and daily life during her childhood. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_11113_leto_part2
19 Interview with Pierre Ferraro and Eugene Ferraro, 1955 June 13 [audio] 1955-06-13 Ferraro, Pierre (interviewee), Ferraro, Eugene (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer) The Ferraros describes explosions in 1890, 1898, and 1915, the villages along the Brandywine, the political views of the workers, various impressions of members of the du Pont family, and life in Walker's Bank, including entertainment, wages, and chores. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_022514_ferraro
20 Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto, 1984 June 21 [audio] 1984-06-21 Leto, Jennie Sicco (interviewee), Johnson, Dorothy (interviewer) Leto describes life along the Brandywine, including christenings, her grandmother's home and garden, her education, and entertainments and amusements. She also describes her family's history and emigration from Italy, Christmas traditions, and impression of various du Pont family members. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_103113_leto_part4
21 Interview with Jennie Sicco Leto, 1983 March 5 [audio] 1983-03-05 Leto, Jennie Sicco (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_103113_leto_part1
22 Interview with Rocco Perrone, 1984 July 10 [audio](part 2) 1984-07-10 Perrone, Rocco M. (interviewee), Frazier, Chris (interviewer) Perrone describes daily life in Squirrel Run, Christmas at Winterthur, picnics and bocce in the summer, medical care, Perrone's impressions of various du Pont family members, traveling home to Italy, and other daily activities along the Brandywine. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_12213_perrone_r_part2
23 Interview with C. Natalie Rogerro Meriggi, 1984 June 10 [transcript] 1984-06-10 Rogerro, Meriggi, C. Natalie Rogerro Natalie (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Transcript of interview with Natalie Rogerro Meriggi who grew up in Squirrel Run while her father worked in the machine shop. The interview took place in Wilmington, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_062113_01
24 Interview with C. Natalie Rogerro Meriggi, 1984 November 8 [transcript] 1984-11-08 Rogerro, Meriggi, C. Natalie Rogerro Natalie (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Transcript of fourth interview with Natalie Meriggi in which she recounts memories of the house in which she lived while in the Gibbons House. The interview took place in Wilmington, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_062113_04
25 Interview with C. Natalie Rogerro Meriggi, 1984 June 20 [transcript] 1984-06-20 Rogerro, Meriggi, C. Natalie Rogerro Natalie (interviewee), Bennett, Peggy (interviewer) Transcript of second interview with Natalie Meriggi who continues to recall what life was like growing up along the Brandywine. The interview took place in Wilmington, Delaware. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interview transcripts on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 2026) 2026_062113_02

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