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  Category: Delaware Public Archives


How Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs and Digital Memories?

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, March 30, 2015

When it comes to family history, those books, papers and photographs we all keep stored away do more than just record the past — they connect us with our loved ones and ancestors, and often tell us as much about our present and future as they do about our history. Join the Delaware Public Archives […]




Delaware Public Archives to Feature Program on the Battle of Iwo Jima

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On February 19, 1945, the United States Marines began their attack on Iwo Jima to secure the island in preparation for the invasion of Japan. For the next seven weeks, American forces were involved in a desperate struggle with the Japanese to gain control of the island. On Saturday, March 7, at 10:30 a.m., retired […]




Researching African American Genealogy: From the Antebellum Period to the Reconstruction Era

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015

Nineteenth century African American genealogy is particularly difficult for researchers. On Saturday, February 7, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will host a special program which will explore this challenging time period for African American genealogy. Presented by Shamele Jordon, the program will focus on a variety of sources and strategies for locating ancestors […]




Delaware in the War of 1812: A “Most Distressing War”

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014

In 1814 the War of 1812 was entering into its second full year. During the previous year the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware Valley region experienced active naval campaigning and a seaborne blockade. On Saturday, January 3, at 10:30 a.m. historian Charles (Chuck) Fithian will visit the Delaware Public Archives to present a program on […]




Students Honored at the 13th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition Ceremony

Delaware Public Archives | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014

Delaware Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock congratulated over 200 fourth grade students and their parents, in attendance from across the state, for their participation in the 13th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition during the award ceremony celebrated December 6, 2014 at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover. The awards are named in honor of […]







  Category: Delaware Public Archives


How Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs and Digital Memories?

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Monday, March 30, 2015

When it comes to family history, those books, papers and photographs we all keep stored away do more than just record the past — they connect us with our loved ones and ancestors, and often tell us as much about our present and future as they do about our history. Join the Delaware Public Archives […]




Delaware Public Archives to Feature Program on the Battle of Iwo Jima

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On February 19, 1945, the United States Marines began their attack on Iwo Jima to secure the island in preparation for the invasion of Japan. For the next seven weeks, American forces were involved in a desperate struggle with the Japanese to gain control of the island. On Saturday, March 7, at 10:30 a.m., retired […]




Researching African American Genealogy: From the Antebellum Period to the Reconstruction Era

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015

Nineteenth century African American genealogy is particularly difficult for researchers. On Saturday, February 7, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will host a special program which will explore this challenging time period for African American genealogy. Presented by Shamele Jordon, the program will focus on a variety of sources and strategies for locating ancestors […]




Delaware in the War of 1812: A “Most Distressing War”

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014

In 1814 the War of 1812 was entering into its second full year. During the previous year the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware Valley region experienced active naval campaigning and a seaborne blockade. On Saturday, January 3, at 10:30 a.m. historian Charles (Chuck) Fithian will visit the Delaware Public Archives to present a program on […]




Students Honored at the 13th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition Ceremony

Delaware Public Archives | Department of State | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014

Delaware Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock congratulated over 200 fourth grade students and their parents, in attendance from across the state, for their participation in the 13th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition during the award ceremony celebrated December 6, 2014 at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover. The awards are named in honor of […]