April 18, All-dayResearch Room Closed on Good FridayIn observance of the Good Friday holiday, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014.
May 3, 1:30 p.m.The "Wooden World Revealed": The Archaeology & History of the Sloop of War DeBraakThis program, presented by Charles Fithian at a special time of 1:30 p.m,. will focus on the DeBraak's history, the important role of the sloop of war, what the archaeological analysis of the many common...
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April 8, 2014Research Room Closed on Good FridayIn observance of the Good Friday holiday, the Mabel Lloyd Ridgely Research Room will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014.
January 24, 2014The Milford School Desegregation Crisis of 1954In honor of African American History Month, the Delaware Public Archives will present a special program to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education case...
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