Remembering World War I on Memorial Day

Wilmington, Delaware’s Private B.P. Meginniss describes the desolation of war in a newspaper column, seen in today’s post. He says “Soldiers, birds and rats the only signs of life” in Verdun and surrounding French landscapes. All images can be magnified by clicking on the image, clicking again on  ‘view full size’ (bottom right in slide… More Remembering World War I on Memorial Day

Yester-Yearbooks- A tour of the DHS collection

The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original school yearbooks. Join us Fridays as we highlight a particular class from schools throughout the State of Delaware. Seaford High School’s “Aloha” of 1963 is in the spotlight this last weekend of May. Images in this post can be magnified by clicking on the image,… More Yester-Yearbooks- A tour of the DHS collection

Remembering World War I: Riots Break Out in Ireland This Week One Hundred Years Ago

Along with radical unrest in Ireland, the carnage of the battle of Verdun is discussed in the papers this week in 1916. On the local Delaware scene, we see that Buffalo Bill and his Wild West Show are in town. All images can be magnified by clicking on the image, clicking again on  ‘view full… More Remembering World War I: Riots Break Out in Ireland This Week One Hundred Years Ago

Delaware School Yearbooks- A Tour of the DHS Collection

The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original school yearbooks. Join us each Friday as we highlight a particular class from schools throughout the State of Delaware. Today we highlight the 1981 class of Dover High School. All images can be magnified by clicking on the image, clicking again on  ‘view full size’… More Delaware School Yearbooks- A Tour of the DHS Collection