The 1935 Blue Hen Yearbook of Delaware College

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 The 1935 Blue Hen Yearbook of Delaware College

The 1908 Junior Annual of Delaware College, Revisited.

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 The 1908 Junior Annual of Delaware College, Revisited.

Freedom! The Independence School of New Castle County, Delaware

Today we visit the remarkably cheerful, smiling student body of the Independence School of Newark, Delaware in 1983. No other yearbook yet presented has displayed more jolly smiles than this grade school journal. The photographer hired to do the job clearly had a gift for coaxing a smile from almost all of his or her … More Freedom! The Independence School of New Castle County, Delaware

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