Due to the unprecedend Coronavirus pandemic and the recommendations by the CDC, we have decided to postpone our First Saturday Program on April 4th.
On Saturday, March 7, at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will present a program that commemorates Delaware’s 100th anniversary of women’s struggle for the right to vote. During the spring of 1920, all political eyes were on the First State. The General Assembly was meeting in special session to consider ratifying the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s constitutional right to vote.
On Saturday, November 2, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will commemorate Native American Heritage month with a presentation by Dennis J. Coker, Principal Chief of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware.
On Saturday, July 6, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Landing on the Moon with a program at the Archives by former NASA engineer Jack Clemons. Focusing on his experiences working at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Clemons will provide an insider’s view of NASA’s Apollo […]
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The Great War & The First State The Great War & The First State is an exhibit created by the Delaware Public Archives to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I. The exhibit explores Delaware’s important role in World War I. Although small, the First State answered the […]
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