An excellent blog on WWI can be found at: http://roadstothegreatwar-ww1.blogspot.com/ about the blogger: http://en.gravatar.com/dhsbooks
Our featured book collection item this week is the catalog of a 1979 exhibition on Wilmington, Delaware Artist Jefferson Davis Chalfant. A brief description of the artist and examples of his work are provided below.
For Memorial Day it is particularly fitting to look back on the First World War and some of the soldiers from Delaware who defended their country. Photographs, the service record and newspaper accounts of Delawarean Walter Paul Earley who was killed in action in World War I, along with the service records of Larkin Giles … More Remembering the First World War on Memorial Day in Delaware. 100 Years Ago This Week.
Today we tour a John F. Kennedy era Delaware High School, as seen through the Green Leaf yearbook of Mount Pleasant High, in Bellefonte, Delaware.
The Military Service Records of Delaware Soldiers Irving Warner, African-American John C. Wallace and William Walther are shown today along with international and local news in the May 20th, 1917 Sunday Star newspaper.
A wonderful book written by Jewish cultural scholar Toni Young on the long history of one of the cultural jewels of northern Delaware- the Grand Opera House, is featured today. The Grand continues to offer the very best in all forms of live music and entertainment to Delaware’s culturally engaged citizens. Grab a bite to … More The Grand Experience
The Allied Spring Offensive continues. Russian workers begin to rise up against work conditions and economic oppression. France switches the Commander in Chief of its military, this week 100 years ago. An excellent blog on WWI can be found at: http://roadstothegreatwar-ww1.blogspot.com/ about the blogger: http://en.gravatar.com/dhsbooks