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Eddie Dowling and Longwood Garden project oral histories (transcripts)

Identifier: 1875
Abstract: Longwood Gardens is a series of formal display gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, that was developed by Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954) after he purchased the site from the Peirce family in 1906. The collection is comprised of two oral history interview projects. The first is with Eddie Dowling (1889-1976), an actor, screenwriter, playwright, director, producer, songwriter, and composer. The second project is commissioned oral histories with people with remembrances of du Pont and the development of Longwood Gardens.
Dates: 1968; 1974-1975

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  • Subject: Oral histories X
  • Names: May, Sophie du Pont, 1900-2001 X