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Lieutenant Governor Denn Proclaims February as African American History Month in Delaware

Date Posted:Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Categories:  Department of State Historical and Cultural Affairs

During the proclamation ceremony, the guest speakers explained to the audience the effect that the Brown v. Board decision had on their lives.

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Newark Resident Donates Hancock Letter to the Delaware Public Archives

Date Posted:Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
Categories:  Delaware Public Archives Department of State

A letter that John Hancock wrote to the Delaware General Assembly in 1776 has been donated to the Delaware Public Archives by Newark resident Robert Barnes.

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Public Invited to Event Recognizing Black History Month

Date Posted:Friday, January 27th, 2012
Categories:  Department of State News

The public is invited to join Governor Markell in commemorating Black History Month in Delaware at an event on Thursday, Feb. 2 in Dover and to view a special photo exhibit which helps tell the story of the African-American educational journey in Delaware.

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New Online Photo Collection Provides Glimpses into Delaware’s Past

Date Posted:Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
Categories:  Department of State

Over 2,000 images of Delaware life in the 1920s and 1930s are now only a couple of clicks away, thanks to an initiative by the Delaware Public Archives (DPA) to digitize its entire Board of Agriculture glass negative collection.

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