Interview with William F. Flanigan, 1960 May-July [audio](part 4)

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  • Carrying furniture from Eleutherian Mills to Lammot du Pont II's home; Social club in Eleutherian Mills; Flanigan's son
    Partial Transcript: "Mr. Lammot du Pont had a whole bedroom suite. I don't know who it belonged to or where it ever came from. He lived then over back of St. Joseph's Church there where Bill Raskob is now. One day four men carried this big old-fashioned bed from Eleutherian Mills." "I have one boy -- he's down at the Louviers Building in the Engineering Department. He went with the company and learned his trade with them down at the Wilmington Shops as a pattern maker. After he got through his trade they transferred him down to Newark and he's been down there ever since -- I guess it will be close to ten years now."
    Synopsis: Flanigan talks about carrying a bed from Eleutherian Mills to Lammot du Pont II's home. He talks about the social club that was in the home when he worked in the powder yards. He discusses other non du Pont residents at Eleutherian Mills and some other du Pont family estates. He talks about his son, who worked in the Engineering Department for DuPont.
    Keywords: Du Pont, Lammot, 1880-1952; Eleutherian Mills (Greenville, Del. : Estate); Furniture; Newark, Del.; Social clubs