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The Walton family came from Pennsylvania to Delaware in 1854, first to Pencader Hundred, then moving to the Carrcroft area near Wilmington. They were active in farming, commerce, policing, and emergency services. William B. Walton married Betty Ann Walker and had a son (William B. Walton Jr.), two grandsons, and a great-granddaughter.

Photographs of the following families are represented in this series: Bitner, Bradley, Cardwell, Clark (Laura H.), Deaver, Ford, Gropengriser (Lewis), Hardin, Harr, Howell, Huntsman, Wales (Dr. Joseph), Walker, Walton, and Williams.

Other subjects include an Osceola Lodge No. 5 ribbon, the Walton store and house at Iron Hill, house and farm views, a Harlan Plant dinner, a flood near Cooch’s Bridge (1933), a Mount Pleasant School class portrait (1938), a P. S. DuPont High School graduating class group portrait (1940), New Castle County ambulances and crews (1942), and I-95 construction in the Marsh Road area and various types of transportation.

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