Tag Archives: John Rascob

Pierre du Pont’s Longwood Home

When we began volunteering at Longwood Gardens we were told that the Longwood house was only Pierre du Pont’s weekend getaway, his country retreat. His real home, his legal residence, was the top floor of the Hotel du Pont where … Continue reading

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Office Work: The Rise and Fall of the Clerk

1922, my aunt, first job, location unknown. “Away From My Desk: The Office From Beginning to End” by Jill Lepore. The New Yorker, 5/12/2014. At the Hagley Museum, the restored gunpowder works of the fledgling DuPont company along the Brandywine … Continue reading

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