Sewing Together History: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in 2013, the Delaware Historical Society kicked off a year-long project honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his celebrated I Have a Dream speech. The project is to take place in three phases. The first phase involved the Delaware Historical Society’s education staff and the Center for African … More Sewing Together History: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Sampler Archive Project Kicks Off at the Delaware Historical Society

So far, June is shaping up to be a busy month here at the Delaware Historical Society and we have started it on a high note with the kick off of the Sampler Archive Project here in Delaware. This project, a collaboration between the University of Delaware’s WinterthurProgram in American Material Culture, the University of … More The Sampler Archive Project Kicks Off at the Delaware Historical Society

Online Catalog Project wraps up at DHS

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over two years since we launched our online catalog project here at the Delaware Historical Society. The project, which was supported by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, provided funding for software, computer equipment, and, most importantly, the staff time needed to catalog the … More Online Catalog Project wraps up at DHS