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F. Wardenburg, 1961 June 21

1961 June 21
 File — Box: 1, Reel: 22
Accession: 1970-370


  • 1961 June 21


Biographical Note

F. Wardenburg worked as an engineer for DuPont during World War I, primarily in the ammonia department for the manufacture of nitric acid.

Scope and Content

Interviewer: Norman B. Wilkinson

Wardenburg describes the making of gunpowder and the smokeless powder plants where it was shipped, the reorganization of the various departments in 1911, his work in building power plants, the development of Old Hickory plant in 1917, the relationship between the operating department and the engineering department, ammonia production during wartime, making raw materials for Nylon, and his impressions of various du Pont family members. The content of discussion centers around working conditions and the development of various working practices and products during Wardenburg's career at DuPont.

General Physical Description note

1 sound tape reel : 3.75 ips. TRT 1:46:27.


Box 1, Reel 22

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From the Collection: 5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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