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How Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs and Digital Memories?

Written on: February 28th, 2014 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesPhotographsResearch Room

Looking for a way to preserve those family photos and videos for future generations to see? On Saturday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will show how to preserve items such as old photographs, documents and digitized memories on CDs, DVDs, and flash drives. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge […]


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Lieutenant Governor Denn Proclaims February As African American History Month in Delaware

Written on: February 6th, 2014 in Blog PostsEvents at the ArchivesPhotographs

Delaware Lt. Governor Matt Denn joined Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock today during a public ceremony to declare February 2014 as African American History Month. The ceremony was held at the Delaware Public Archives and this year’s announcement was special because 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the monumental Brown v. Board of Education ruling […]


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How Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs and Digital Memories?

Written on: December 20th, 2013 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesPhotographsResearch Room

Looking for a way to preserve all those holiday photos and videos for future generations to see? On Saturday, January 4 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will show how to preserve items such as old photographs, documents and digitized memories on CDs, DVDs, and flash drives. This workshop will provide you with the […]


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Delaware Public Archives to hold Workshop on Google Tools for Genealogy

Written on: July 10th, 2013 in Blog PostsEvents at the ArchivesPhotographsResearch Room

Looking for a new way to search for your genealogy online?  This workshop may give you the clues you need to find your ancestors through Google.  On Saturday, August 3, 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will host a workshop entitled “Google Tools for Genealogy.”  Presented by Leah Youse, MLIS, (pictured below) this presentation will provide […]


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How Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories?

Written on: January 9th, 2013 in Blog PostsEvents at the ArchivesMaps and SurveysPhotographsResearch Room

Last Saturday’s (Jan. 5) program at the Delaware Public Archives about preservation of documents and photographs was extremely well received.  However, a large number of citizens contacted the Archives to say they couldn’t make it to the presentation.  We have attached links to both of the prezi programs presented by Archives staff member Sarah Denison and Government […]


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How Do I Preserve My Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories?

Written on: December 21st, 2012 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesMaps and SurveysPhotographsResearch Room

Looking for a way to preserve all those holiday photos and videos for future generations to see? On Saturday, January 5 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will present a program to show how to preserve items such as old photographs, documents, and digitized memories on CDs, DVDs, and flash drives. This workshop will […]


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There Was A Lighthouse Near Dover?!!

Written on: May 17th, 2012 in Delaware HistoryPhotographsResearch Room

Actually there have been five lighthouses at Port Mahon to guide ships and waterman on the Delaware Bay.  The first was built in 1831 and because of erosion, a series of replacements were built.  The last lighthouse was built in 1903 and lasted until 1984.  Recently processed, the Delaware Technical and Community College Photograph Collection […]


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Delaware Public Archives to Feature Tour and Display of Dover Photographs

Written on: April 30th, 2012 in Delaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesPhotographsResearch Room

If you were born, married, or attended public school in Delaware, eventually the Delaware Public Archives will have a record of you. As part of the Dover Days celebration, the staff of the Delaware Public Archives will conduct a tour of the facility on Saturday, May 5, at 1:30 p.m.   This annual “behind the scenes” […]


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What Really Happened to Amelia Earhart?

Written on: February 24th, 2012 in Blog PostsEvents at the ArchivesPhotographsResearch Room

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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The War of 1812 Comes to Lewes

Written on: January 3rd, 2012 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesPhotographsResearch Room

On Saturday, January 7, 10:30 a.m., Mike DiPaolo, Executive Director of the Lewes Historical Society, will be presenting a program at the Delaware Public Archives entitled “The War of 1812 Comes to Lewes.”  With the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 taking place in 2012, this program will address the 1813 attack on Lewes […]


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