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En Busca de “Pancho” Villa: El Servicio Limítrofe Mexicano de la Guardia Nacional de Delaware de 1916

Date Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2016
Categories:  Archivos Públicos de Delaware

En 1916 el General revolucionario mexicano Francisco “Pancho” Villa liderizó la redada contra Columbus en Nuevo México, ciudad norteamericana en la frontera con México. El gobierno de los Estados Unidos envió al General de la Armada, John J. Pershing, a capturar a Villa en lo que fue una fracasada incursión de 9 meses en el […]




In Pursuit of “Pancho” Villa: The Delaware National Guard’s 1916 Mexican Border Service

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives

In 1916, Mexican Revolutionary General Francisco “Pancho” Villa, led a raid against the U.S.-Mexican border town of Columbus, New Mexico. The U.S. government sent U.S. Army General John J. Pershing to capture Villa in an unsuccessful nine-month incursion into Mexican sovereign territory that ended when the United States entered World War I. Among Pershing’s troops […]




The Cold War’s Effect on Dover Air Force Base and its Surrounding Communities

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives

Dover Air Force Base has been a cornerstone of Dover, Delaware for over 60 years. What is little understood is the impact the base has had on the communities that surround it. On Saturday, August 6, at 10:30 a.m. MSgt Eric Czerwinski, USAF, (Retired) will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives about Dover […]




Delaware Public Archives to Feature “Behind the Scenes” Tour for Dover Days

Date Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives

(Dover, DE) If you were born, married, or attended public school in Delaware, eventually the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) will receive the information that documents these important events. On Saturday, May 7, 1:30 p.m. the staff of the Archives will conduct a tour of this remarkable facility. This annual “behind the scenes” tour of the […]




The First Spouse

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives

(Dover, DE) Are American First Ladies a cultural mirror reflecting the role and popular perceptions of women of their eras? What happens when they are too outspoken or unconventional? On Saturday, March 5, at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Cynthia Newton will present a program about the women who have served as First Ladies to the United […]





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