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, January 4, 10:30 a.m., President Robert Clark of Wesley College will speak at the Delaware Public Archives on the role of Submarine Operations during World War II.
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, October 5, at 10:30 a.m. Denise Clemons will present a program about the culinary history of Southern Delaware at the Delaware Public Archives.
On Saturday, September 14, at 10:30 a.m. the Delaware Public Archives will celebrate the cinematic history of Delaware’s movie theaters with a special program presented by author Michael Nazarewycz.
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 […]
In 1814 the War of 1812 was entering into its second full year. During the previous year the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware Valley region experienced active naval campaigning and a seaborne blockade. On Saturday, January 3, at 10:30 a.m. historian Charles (Chuck) Fithian will visit the Delaware Public Archives to present a program on […]