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Heritage Commission Book of the Week: The Adams Home Farm of Northwest Fork Hundred

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, September 12, 2022

In this monograph, Catherine Adams Masek examines the life and times of the Adams family and the farm they’ve lived on for seven generations. In fact, the farm has been continuously operated by the same family since 1862! Including original family photographs, this is an incredible story of family and tradition, through the lens of […]




Heritage Commission’s Book of the Week: The Perennial Apprentice

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Delaware’s history can be found all around us, not only in textbooks, but in the buildings and homes that we live and work in. Our state’s architecture has been influenced by several hundred years of growth, development, and cultural exchange, and many of these historic buildings are still standing in our towns and communities. George […]




Heritage Commission Book of the Week: Gov. Charles L. Terry – Oral History Series

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, August 29, 2022

Our Oral History continues this week with its fourth installment: Governor Charles Terry. This volume was written by Ned Davis, Governor Terry’s Press Secretary, and contains a study of Governor Terry and his administration, using oral histories, interviews with members of the administration, and Davis’ personal recollections. – by Ned Davis   You can view […]




Heritage Commission Book of the Week: Russell W. Peterson

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022

Continuing our Oral History series, this week’s Heritage Commission’s Book of the Week is, Russell W. Peterson: Governor of Delaware, 1969-1973. A reformer and an energetic leader, you can read for yourself the story of Peterson’s administration in the words of those who made it a success. – by Christopher L. Perry   You can […]




Heritage Commission Book of the Week: Sherman W. Tribbitt

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, August 8, 2022

This week we continue the Delaware Heritage Commission’s Oral History Series with Governor Sherman W. Tribbitt. Compiled using interviews conducted with Tribbitt and his colleagues, this book details the accomplishments and controversies of the governor’s administration. – by Roger A. Martin   You can view and/or download a PDF version of this book here.   […]







  Category: Delaware Public Archives


Heritage Commission Book of the Week: The Adams Home Farm of Northwest Fork Hundred

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, September 12, 2022

In this monograph, Catherine Adams Masek examines the life and times of the Adams family and the farm they’ve lived on for seven generations. In fact, the farm has been continuously operated by the same family since 1862! Including original family photographs, this is an incredible story of family and tradition, through the lens of […]




Heritage Commission’s Book of the Week: The Perennial Apprentice

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Delaware’s history can be found all around us, not only in textbooks, but in the buildings and homes that we live and work in. Our state’s architecture has been influenced by several hundred years of growth, development, and cultural exchange, and many of these historic buildings are still standing in our towns and communities. George […]




Heritage Commission Book of the Week: Gov. Charles L. Terry – Oral History Series

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, August 29, 2022

Our Oral History continues this week with its fourth installment: Governor Charles Terry. This volume was written by Ned Davis, Governor Terry’s Press Secretary, and contains a study of Governor Terry and his administration, using oral histories, interviews with members of the administration, and Davis’ personal recollections. – by Ned Davis   You can view […]




Heritage Commission Book of the Week: Russell W. Peterson

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022

Continuing our Oral History series, this week’s Heritage Commission’s Book of the Week is, Russell W. Peterson: Governor of Delaware, 1969-1973. A reformer and an energetic leader, you can read for yourself the story of Peterson’s administration in the words of those who made it a success. – by Christopher L. Perry   You can […]




Heritage Commission Book of the Week: Sherman W. Tribbitt

Delaware Heritage Commission | Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, August 8, 2022

This week we continue the Delaware Heritage Commission’s Oral History Series with Governor Sherman W. Tribbitt. Compiled using interviews conducted with Tribbitt and his colleagues, this book details the accomplishments and controversies of the governor’s administration. – by Roger A. Martin   You can view and/or download a PDF version of this book here.   […]