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Date Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2020

Due to the unprecedend Coronavirus pandemic and the recommendations by the CDC, we have decided to postpone our First Saturday Program on April 4th.

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Date Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2020

On Saturday, March 7, at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will present a program that commemorates Delaware’s 100th anniversary of women’s struggle for the right to vote. During the spring of 1920, all political eyes were on the First State. The General Assembly was meeting in special session to consider ratifying the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s constitutional right to vote.

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Date Posted: Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

On Saturday, February 1, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will commemorate African American History Month with a special program led by Dr. Donald Blakey.

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Date Posted: Thursday, December 26th, 2019

On Saturday, January 4, 10:30 a.m., President Robert Clark of Wesley College will speak at the Delaware Public Archives on the role of Submarine Operations during World War II.

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Date Posted: Thursday, October 24th, 2019

On Saturday, November 2, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will commemorate Native American Heritage month with a presentation by Dennis J. Coker, Principal Chief of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware.

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Date Posted: Friday, September 27th, 2019

On Saturday, October 5, at 10:30 a.m. Denise Clemons will present a program about the culinary history of Southern Delaware at the Delaware Public Archives.

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Date Posted: Friday, August 30th, 2019

On Saturday, September 14, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will celebrate the cinematic history of Delaware’s movie theaters with a special program presented by author Michael Nazarewycz.

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Date Posted: Monday, July 22nd, 2019

On Saturday, August 3, at 10:30 a.m. Hagley Museum Historian Lucas R. Clawson will return to the Delaware Public Archives to present a program about the DuPont Company’s role in the creation of America’s first atom bomb. The DuPont Company played a major part in arming and equipping America’s military during World War II. Though […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Following the passage of House Bill 114, the Delaware Public Archives will service Delaware marriage certificates up to 1968.

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Date Posted: Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

On Saturday, July 6, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Landing on the Moon with a program at the Archives by former NASA engineer Jack Clemons. Focusing on his experiences working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Clemons will provide an insider’s view of NASA’s Apollo […]

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