November 24, 2014
Discovering Sunoco Oil Executive Howard Pew's Soft Spot for Poetry
Sunoco Oil executive J. Howard Pew (pictured) had a soft spot for poetry. From the mid-1930s to the mid-1960s, he kept a folder in his personal papers for snippets of verse. Admirers sent poems to him, as did friends in business.
June 25, 2014
Video: Black Powder, White Lace - The du Pont Irish and Cultural Identity in Nineteenth Century America
When Dr. Margaret Mulrooney visited Hagley on March 27 to present her lecture, “Black Powder, White Lace –the Irish Community at Hagley” the Soda House was packed. More than three hundred and eighty guests came to welcome Dr.