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 Posts & Pages Tagged With: "First Saturday Programs"

April 4th Saturday Program Postponed

Due to the unprecedend Coronavirus pandemic and the recommendations by the CDC, we have decided to postpone our First Saturday Program on April 4th.



Delaware’s Struggle for Women’s Right to Vote

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.



War Beneath the Waves: U.S. Submarine Operations in World War II

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.



A History of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware

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.



A Culinary History of Southern 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.



Historic Movie Theaters of Delaware

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.



Catching Apollo: Inside NASA’s Moon Program

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 […]



Delaware in the War of 1812

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 […]






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