In celebration of Black History month, we have created an online display, “Delta Sigma Theta & The March for Women’s Suffrage.”
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.
The Louis L. Redding Comprehensive High School opened in 1953 and served African American students in grades 1-12 in the Middletown area. It replaced the smaller Middletown School 120-C, a three-room wood structure on East Lake Street. The school was named in honor of Delaware’s first African American lawyer, Louis L. Redding, who was known […]
In 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 on Saturday, February 1, 2014, 10:30 a.m. Following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the Brown v. Board of Education in May 1954, Milford High School […]
Today Governor Markell was here at the archives to commemorate Black History Month by reading the official proclamation. This year was particularly special as Orlando Camp was here to talk about his new book The Milford Eleven. The Archives unveiled its newest display about African-American education in Delaware. Included in the exhibit are facsimiles of […]