Today we take a look at northern Delaware’s Claymont High School in 1952.
This week we feature a recent publication regarding Delaware’s role in the Civil War. The introduction to the story of the First Delaware Regiment is provided in its’ entirety. A highlight from the Delaware Historical Society’s book or school yearbook collection appears on this blog every week. https://dhsbooks.wordpress.com/about-this-old-book/
The First Delaware Regiment arrives back in Wilmington on January 1, 1864 for a thirty day furlough and some much-needed rest. Originally organized as a three month regiment at the start of the Civil War, the First Delaware was later reorganized and went on to participate in some of the war’s most noteworthy battles. The … More This Month in Delaware…
The year is 1961. The United States severs diplomatic relations with Cuba. John F. Kennedy is elected President. The Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba fails. The Beatles perform for the very first time at The Cavern Club in Liverpool. The U.S. rockets a chimpanzee named Ham into outerspace. And Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes … More John Dickinson High School Yearbook, 1961
We spotlight world and local events according to the Delmarva Sunday Star Newspaper exactly one hundred years ago, at the start of 1917. The service records of African American Sergeant James Mathews, of Glendale, Maryland, Sergeant Herman Ferdinand Armstrong of Wilmington, Delaware, and a photograph of Private Harry B. Ash, also of Wilmington, are also … More New Years Day, 1917