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Archives to Feature Black Methodism in Delaware Program on February 2

On February 2 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will, as part of its celebration of African American History month, be hosting a program by Syl Woolford of Newark entitled “The History of Black Methodism in Delaware.” John Wesley, in his vision of the Methodist Episcopal Church, established a denomination in which all human […]

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Looking for Primary Sources about the Civil War? Check Out the Delaware Public Archives Website

The official sesquicentennial commemoration of the American Civil War kicked off today with a ceremony held at the Delaware Public Archives.  Attended by Governor Jack Markell, the event highlights the new online exhibit of Civil War holdings from the collections of the Archives.  This new online feature (which went live today!) on the website CivilWar.delaware.gov includes […]

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YES, I’m Finally A Member!

Have you been trying to join a lineage based society and hit a brick wall?  Maybe we can help. We did the other day when a patron came in to see if she could find documentation on an ancestor so that she could join the Society of Colonial Inn Keepers.  She was surprised at all the […]

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Got A Delaware Library Card?

Well then, you can now use it to log in to the Delaware page on Ancestry.com.  By using your card you can have free access to the records Ancestry has digitized for the Delaware Public Archives.  These records include births up to 1908, marriages up to 1933, and deaths up to 1933.  Coming soon will be […]

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Delaware Tramp Art

Yeah, you read that right. Delaware Tramp Art.  I had a patron come in the other day to show me this decorated cigar box.  It was her great-grandmothers.  It was made in Ellendale around 1890. It seems tramp art is very collectible. These decorative boxes were made by blue-collar workers as gifts for their sweethearts during the […]

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