The Delaware Public Archives will sponsor a workshop entitled Using HeritageQuest to Find Your Family Roots on Saturday, June 5, 10:30 a.m. HeritageQuest Online is a unique resource for both genealogical and historical researchers. With coverage dating back to the late 1700s, researchers can use HeritageQuest to find their ancestors, trace their paths across America, […]
If you were born, married, or attended public school in Delaware, eventually the Delaware Public Archives will have a record of you. This “behind the scenes” tour of the Delaware Public Archives offers the public the opportunity to learn more about the role of the Archives, and see how the Archives preserves and protects the […]
The Delaware Public Archives will sponsor a Civil War program entitled On the Home Front: Delaware Women during the Civil War on Saturday, March 6, at 10:30 a.m. As with previous wars, the women kept the home fires burning as the men marched off to engage in battle. But during the Civil War, things were just a […]
More than 25 people came out on Saturday, Feb. 20, for the Judy Johnson program at the Archives. Not only did the speaker, Ellen Rendle, do a great job of presenting information about Johnson’s life and career, but numerous individuals who knew Mr. Johnson came forward to talk about their remembrances. Several persons noted that Johnson was always willing […]
Because of the avalanche of snow Delaware has experienced since early February, the program on Judy Johnson, the first Delawarean elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 20, 10:30 a.m. For more information check out the announcement on the Archives website.
With the recent dismantling of the Eagles, many sports fans in the area may be looking forward to the promise of the upcoming season for the Phillies or whatever baseball team you may support. The Delaware Public Archives will help put you in the baseball frame of mind by presenting The Life and Times of William Julius “Judy” Johnson. Check out the […]