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Upcoming Events


Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm




Event:
December Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society Meeting
Location:
Delaware Public Archives
121 MLK JR BLVD N
Dover, Delaware
Details:

The December meeting of the Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society will take place on Saturday, December 14, 2:00 p.m. at the Delaware Public Archives. A non-profit organization for people who have an interest in genealogy, this group meets every other month at the Delaware Public Archives beginning in October and ending in June. The public is…



Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 10:30 am




Event:
War Beneath the Waves: U.S. Submarine Operations in World War II
Location:
Delaware Public Archives
121 MLK JR BLVD N
Dover, Delaware
Details:

Presenter: Robert Clark, President of Wesley College and former Commandant of Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy Submarine Operations during World War II were some of the most dangerous and clandestine operations of the war, providing warfare commanders with unmatched capability in anti-shipping, mining, insertion/support of Special Forces, intelligence & warning, search & recovery, anti-submarine…



Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:30 am




Event:
The 1950s: The Delaware Comprehensive High Schools and Delaware State College
Location:
Delaware Public Archives
121 MLK JR BLVD N
Dover, Delaware
Details:

Presenter: Dr. Donald Blakey In 1953, Dr. Jerome H. Holland was hired as the new President of Delaware State College. Dr. Holland had three sources of student recruitment – out of state, Wilmington’s Howard High School and Delaware State College’s High School. Coming to the rescue of the struggling college were many of the graduates…



Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 10:30 am




Event:
Delaware’s Struggle for Women’s Right to Vote
Location:
Delaware Public Archives
121 MLK JR BLVD N
Dover, Delaware
Details:

Presenter: Dr. Anne Boylan and Emily Green During the spring of 1920, all political eyes were on Delaware. The General Assembly was meeting in special session to consider ratifying the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s constitutional right to vote. Thirty-five states had ratified; only one more was needed. In this struggle, women experienced a formidable and…



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