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# Title Date(s) Contributor(s) Description Description Collection ID Hagley ID Collection
1 Interview with William Frederick Lynch, 1956 October 5 [audio](part 2) 1956-10-05 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.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_72213_Lynch_part2 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
2 Interview with Theodore "Ted" Pennock, 1968 August 23 [audio] 1968-08-23 Pennock, Theodore (interviewee), Ellsworth, Lucius F. (interviewer), Scafidi, John (interviewer) Pennock discusses learning his trade, his transfer to Hagley for better wages, his working environment at Hagley, and union activity among machine workers.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_82313_Pennock Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
3 Interview with Arthur Sykes, 1984 March 8 [audio] 1984-03-08 Sykes, Arthur Adley (interviewee), Bond, James (interviewer) Sykes recounts his working career at DuPont, including explosions. He also describes his childhood along the Brandywine, including swimming in the creek, golfing, going to the movies, daily chores, shopping, He reminisces about the Prohibition period as well as members of the du Pont family.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_112713_sykes_part3 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
4 Interview with Edgar Dill Peoples, 1988 April 2 [audio](part 2) 1988-04-02 Peoples, Edgar Dill (interviewee), Johnson, Dorothy (interviewer) Peoples describes his childhood along the Brandywine, including his family history and how his parents met, daily chores, cooking and gardening, games that the children would play, and typical dress. He also describes the social aspect of life at the yards, including the Swamp Lily Club and the Hagley Community House as well as Christ Church.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_112713_peoples_e_part2 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
5 Interview with Aloysius Rowe, undated [audio] 1968-07-09 Rowe, Aloysius (interviewee), Pizor, Faith (interviewer), Cambell, Stuart (interviewer), Scafidi, John A. (interviewer) Rowe discusses swimming in the Brandywine during the summer. He also recounts an incident in which he saved a drowning girl. He talks about his father's death, sickness, crime, and superstitions.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_81613_Rowe_A_part2 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
6 Interview with Bertha Gregg, 1989 March 23 [audio] 1989-03-23 Gregg, Bertha (interviewee), Johnson, Dorothy (interviewer) 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.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_93013_gregg_part2 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
7 Interview with John Peoples, 1957 June 13 [audio](part 2) 1957-06-13 Peoples, John (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer) Peoples describes his job and working conditions in detail, his impressions of Frank du Pont, flooding along the Brandywine, explosions, life at Squirrel Run, and anecdotes about his neighbors.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_62813_peoples_part2 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
8 Interview with Franklin W. Bradway, 1958 February 27 [audio] 1958-02-27 Bradway, Franklin W. (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer) Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_71713_Bradway_part3 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
9 Interview with Franklin W. Bradway, 1958 February 13 [audio](part 2) 1958-02-13 Bradway, Franklin W. (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer) Bradway details DuPont's contract work with the Allied governments during both world wars and the Korean War, the development of the plant at Old Hickory, and the rise and fall of the sporting powder business. He eventually became a manager of the smokeless powder division and later the vicechairman of the Board of Benefits and Pensions.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_71713_Bradway_part2 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
10 Interview with Joseph M. Campbell, 1957 August 15 [audio](part 1) 1957-08-15 Campbell, Joseph M. (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer) Campbell describes the working conditions at Hagley and at the Experimental Station, attempts to unionize, his interactions with the du Pont family, and moving into the neighborhood at Squirrel Run, including the various nationalities that lived there and what the workers would do for fun.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_62513_campbell_part1 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
11 Interview with William T. Cloud, 1958 April 7 [audio](part 3) 1958-04-07 Cloud, William T. (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer) Cloud describes T. Coleman du Pont's road project in Sussex County, including interactions with the farmers; the political climate of the early 1900s in Delaware; the function of the byproducts section; and the dynamics, exports, and events at the Wayne Black Powder Mills and the Brandywine Plant.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_62513_cloud_part3 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
12 Interview with John A. Dougherty, 1956 October 19 [audio](part 2) 1956-10-19 Dougherty, John A. (interviewee), Monigle, Joseph P. (interviewer), Wilkinson, Norman B. (interviewer) Dougherty describes his various jobs for the company, his supervisors, the move to the DuPont building in Wilmington, the houses and layout of the community at Hagley, and various neighbors.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_72213_Dougherty_part2 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley
13 Interview with Forrest "Al" Stewart, 2016 January 12 2016-01-12 Stewart, Forrest (interviewee), Hargreaves, Gregory (interviewer) This interview took place in the lobby seating area of Stewart's Brewing Company in Bear, Delaware. Stewart offers perspective on over twenty years of craft brewing in Delaware, and the challenges of running a brewpub.
Beer and craft brewing oral history interviews (Accession 2016.287) Al_Stewart_1_12_16 Beer and craft brewing oral history interviews
14 Interview with Ella Fitzharris, March 4 [audio] 1984-03-04 Fitzharris, Ella (interviewee), Frazier, Chris (interviewer) Fitzharris discusses childhood activities, school, chores, home traditions, types of excursions, styles of clothing, and people and families she knew in the area.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370) 1970370_10913_fitzharris_part3 Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley

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