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Arthur Sykes, Jr., 1980 August 25


  • Creation: 1980 August 25


Biographical Note

Arthur Sykes, Jr. (b. 1914) grew up in Henry Clay. His father was a machinist in the powder mills. Sykes himself began working for DuPont in his early twenties.

Scope and Content

Interviewer: Dorothy Tremaine in Wilmington, Delaware

Sykes recounts his childhood daily routine at Henry Clay, his education, caddying at Du Pont Country Club, and chores. He also describes the house in detail, church services, typical dress, and entertainment and pastimes.

General Physical Description note

2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog. TRT 1:41:46.


Box 5, Cassette 235-236

Existence and Location of Copies

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From the Collection: 5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA