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New Exhibit – Houses of Worship: The African American Experience in Delaware

New Exhibit – Houses of Worship: The African American Experience in Delaware   This week the Delaware Public Archives officially opened our new exhibit entitled, “Houses of Worship: The African American Experience in Delaware”. Governor Jack Markell made an appearance and signed a proclamation declaring February, African American History Month. The opening of the exhibit […]



Martin Luther King Jr.

Every year we commemorate the achievements and contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. When Dr. King spoke to the packed audience in the Howard High School auditorium on September 12, 1960, he delivered a message of patience and persistence. “Protest, yes, but with dignity and discipline to achieve our […]



“I Have A Dream”

Monday we take some time to honor the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. and his accomplishments for civil rights.  We had a college professor, who is new to Delaware, stop in to see if we had anything on civil rights in Delaware. He was floored when he saw all we had.  We have audio recordings […]






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