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 Posts & Pages Tagged With: "World War I"

American Illustration Collection: The Centennial Exhibition

Photo Gallery In the news WBOC: New Exhibit in Delaware Focuses on WWI Illustrations Delaware State News: World War I illustrations of Delaware Public Archives Dover Post: Delaware National Guard American Illustration Collection to open Dec. 10 WDEL: Delaware Public Archives exhibits World War I paintings on loan from Delaware National Guard WDEL: Rarely-seen paintings commissioned […]

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What is Trench Art? Historian Mike Leister Explores WWI Folk Art

The Delaware Public Archives will host a program focusing on the history and characteristics of Trench Art on Saturday, September 1, 10:30 a.m. Defined as artwork that was created by military personnel or civilian artisans, Trench Art was usually produced from discarded or pilfered military equipment. Former director of the Air Mobility Command Museum Mike […]

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The War to End All Wars: A Look Back at World War I

The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. On Saturday, April 1, 10:30 a.m. Henry J. Foresman will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives that will examine the political and diplomatic reasons why America decided to send troops to support the allied war effort. This […]

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Happy Memorial Day!

This weekend we pause to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  I would like to take a few minutes to tell you that we have lots of records relating to not only Delaware’s involvement in wars, but the individuals who served. We have records from the Revolutionary War up through […]

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