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Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection

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The Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection

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The Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection

The Purnell Collection contains representations of a wide range of subjects and time periods that give an excellent view of Sussex County life.Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection The collection has approximately 14,000 images and dates from about 1860 through 1963. For easier access, the collection is divided into four sections: places, portraits, subjects, and […]



Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection

Delaware Public Archives



Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection

Delaware Public Archives Digital Archive



Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection

Delaware Public Archives Digital Archive



Photos from Aviation’s Early Days

Our photo archivist, Randy Goss, was organizing some of the photos from one of our Photograph Collections and found these great shots of Samuel P. Langley’s attempt to be the first man to fly. These six pictures were taken October 7, 1903 on the Potomac River.  Langley was the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and […]






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