Our featured yearbook today belonged to Ms. Courtney Nelson (pictured) who attended Gunning Bedford Jr. High School. Numerous handwritten well wishes to the young senior are shown. The yearbook reveals a more ethnically diverse student body then many other yearbooks of the era. The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original school yearbooks. … More Yearbooks at the DHS. Gunning Bedford Jr High School 1966
February is Black History Month in the U.S. We spotlight two African American soldiers from Delaware this week along with news from the Sunday Star newspaper for the week of February 13th, 1917.
News from the early February, 1917 Wilmington Sunday Star newspaper and the service records of African American soldiers Arthur Camper and Francis Cephas are presented today.
The Delaware Historical Society possesses an outstanding collection of original yearbooks from schools throughout the State of Delaware. We present highlights from this collection on this blog. We encourage our readers to consider donating their Delaware school yearbooks to the DHS library where it will be preserved and made available to future generations of Delawareans. … More Yearbooks in Dover, Delaware: Delaware State College, 1972
A highlight from the Delaware Historical Society’s book and school yearbook collection appears on this blog every week. https://dhsbooks.wordpress.com/about-this-old-book/
Today we take a look at northern Delaware’s Claymont High School in 1952.