Wesleyan Female College

What was it like to be a young American lady pursuing higher education in 1880? The entire 1880-81 catalog of Wesleyan Female College, which was located in Wilmington, Delaware, is presented in this post.  This pamphlet covers various aspects of the college including the names of the faculty, board of trustees, and students; courses of … More Wesleyan Female College

Felton High School 1951

Felton is a small town in Kent County Delaware, just south of Dover. Our featured Delaware yearbook is the “Echo”, published by the school in 1951. Unlike modern yearbooks which usually have very sophisticated formats, we see in Felton’s “Echo” a folksy and simple presentation of the school’s student body and staff.

Happy Birthday Dallas Green, Conrad High’s Most Famous Son: Part II

Dallas Green, Manager of the 1980 World Series Champion Philadelphia Phillies and Newport, Delaware native, was born in early August, 1934. Two weeks ago we showcased the 1951 “Conradian” yearbook of Conrad High School in which the teen age Green appears in many photographs as a junior. 1952 was Green’s senior year at Conrad High. … More Happy Birthday Dallas Green, Conrad High’s Most Famous Son: Part II

Happy Birthday Dallas Green, Conrad High’s Most Famous Son.

Dallas Green, who passed away just a few months ago in March of this year,  managed the Philadelphia Phillies to a Major League Baseball World Series Championship in 1980.  Green was born on August 4th in 1934 in Newport, Delaware. He also went to school in the heart of Newport, at Conrad High School in … More Happy Birthday Dallas Green, Conrad High’s Most Famous Son.