Remembering World War I: March 11th, 1917

During this week one hundred years ago, the Russian Czar, Nicholas II abdicated. The Russian government collapsed, setting the stage for a significant victory for Germany later in 1917. Unrestricted submarine attacks by Germany, even against neutral countries such as the United States, are rampant throughout March of 1917. What Remembering World War I posts … More Remembering World War I: March 11th, 1917

Remembering World War I: Early March, 1917

March of 1917 was the final month of the United States’ neutrality during the First World War. We present four military service records for Delawareans Winfield Audress, George Macklin, Oliver Cahoon and Greensbury Pepper, along with headlines and local Delaware news according to the March 4th, 1917 Sunday Star newspaper. What Remembering World War I … More Remembering World War I: Early March, 1917

A Tour of the Delaware Women’s College in 1918

The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original school yearbooks. Each month we highlight a few classes from schools throughout the State of Delaware. Images in this post can be magnified by clicking on the image, clicking again on  ‘view full size’ (bottom right in slide show) and clicking a third time on … More A Tour of the Delaware Women’s College in 1918