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 Posts & Pages Tagged With: "womens history"

“Annie Oakleys” at the New Castle County Workhouse

The Delaware Public Archives dedicated a new historic marker at the New Castle County Workhouse last week honoring the women who worked at the Workhouse as armed guards during World War II.

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What Really Happened to Amelia Earhart?

On Saturday, March 3, 10:30 a.m., Richard E. Gillespie, Executive Director of TIGHAR (The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery), based in Wilmington, Delaware, will be presenting a program at the Delaware Public Archives entitled “What Really Happened to Amelia Earhart?”  2012 marks the 75th anniversary of her disappearance. In 1937, Amelia Earhart set out […]

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Glamour Girls

Come out to the Archives on Saturday, March 5, 10:30 a.m., for a program entitled “Glamour Girls:  The Portrayal of Women in World War II Propaganda Posters.” The United States and Great Britain had diverse ideas about what was glamorous and appropriate during wartime.  American images of women in propaganda posters were much more glamorous and […]

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