Please be aware that the materials within our collections may contain content that is now considered harmful or offensive. The items found in our archives and their descriptions represent the time when they were created or the perspective of their creators. These items often retain their original descriptions to preserve historical accuracy and provide valuable social and historical context.

If you encounter harmful or offensive content in the archival collections presented on this website or our digitized collections on CONTENTdm, we encourage you to contact us at The Delaware Public Archives is dedicated to continuously reviewing and enhancing our descriptive practices to incorporate more respectful and inclusive terminology when possible.

We are eager to assist you with your research and greatly appreciate your assistance in this ongoing effort.