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Underutilized Records for African American Genealogy

Written on: January 25th, 2017 in Blog PostsEvents at the ArchivesResearch Room

On Saturday, February 4, at 10:30 a.m. Shamele Jordon will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives titled “Underutilized Records for African American Genealogy.” This presentation will go beyond census and vital records to show how to transcend the brick walls of African American research. Records created by the federal and county governments, organizations, […]

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Preserving Documents, Photographs, and Digital Memories

Written on: September 26th, 2016 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryEvents at the ArchivesPhotographspreservationResearch Room

Looking for a way to preserve important documents, photos and videos for future generations? On Saturday, October 1 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will present a program discussing how to preserve photographs, documents, and digital memories. You will leave this program with the knowledge needed to care for and preserve your irreplaceable memories. […]

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Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society to meet at Archives on Saturday

Written on: October 5th, 2015 in Blog PostsEvents at the ArchivesResearch Room

The October meeting of the Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society will take place at the Archives on Saturday, October 10, 2:00 p.m. Professional Genealogist Angela Rodesky will be presenting a program titled “Searching Newspapers.” She will focus on some of the hidden information which can be found in newspapers such as obituaries, birth announcements, social events, […]

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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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Delaware Public Archives Launches Searchable Finding Aids Tool

Written on: November 9th, 2011 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryInside the DPAResearch Room

There’s a new tool now available for online patrons to search the records of the Delaware Public Archives. Known as the Collection Gateway, this new feature searches the databases of nineteen different collections in the Archives. The Collection Gateway will open a treasure trove of information for historians, genealogists, and all citizens who have an […]

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Looking for Primary Sources about the Civil War? Check Out the Delaware Public Archives Website

Written on: April 12th, 2011 in Blog PostsDelaware HistoryPhotographsResearch Room

The official sesquicentennial commemoration of the American Civil War kicked off today with a ceremony held at the Delaware Public Archives.  Attended by Governor Jack Markell, the event highlights the new online exhibit of Civil War holdings from the collections of the Archives.  This new online feature (which went live today!) on the website includes […]

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Are You Ready For Some Football?

Written on: September 24th, 2010 in Research Room

Have you ever had a relative tell you what a great sports star they were and if it hadn’t been for that darn knee injury they’d have gone pro?  Well that’s exactly what happened the other day.  A kid came in to see if he could find information on his uncle. It seems his uncle keeps […]

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Beach Life

Written on: August 11th, 2010 in Research Room

I was on my way to work this morning and thought “Man what a great day to go to the beach.”  Ironically enough,  this afternoon a couple from Idaho came in who had been to Rehoboth. They wondered if the boardwalk always looked the way it does now.  They had popped into the Rehoboth Public […]

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