Major subjects include local celebrations, Delaware Memorial Bridge construction, business and industry throughout the state, exhibits, portraits, Dickinson Mansion, employment of the handicapped, tourist promotion, parades, political campaigns, recreation, city and town scenes, Fort Delaware, agriculture and Delmarva Chicken Festival, Bissell Sanatorium, beauty contests, historic houses, state parks, governors activities Boggs, Carvel, Tribbett , Island Field site, public buildings, correctional institutions, Ferris School, Woodshaven-Kruse School, wildlife areas like Bombay Hook, special events like Scottish games and the Delaware State Fair, and transportation. Delaware Economic Development Office Photograph Collection The Delaware Economic Development Office photograph collection consists of photos taken between 1941 and 1973 to document state development activities. This collection of more than 3000 photos primarily captures images of school building exteriors, documenting old and often dilapidated schools and the new construction that replaced them. The book and photographs in this collection track the source of the Brandywine Creek in the Welsh Mountains of Pennsylvania to its confluence with the Christiana and Delaware Rivers. When George passed away in 2005, the future of his life's work was uncertain. Taken from picture postcards, each photograph is accompanied by a short, informative caption. Miller has collected and written about Delaware postcards for several decades, edited a Delaware historical society newsletter, and lectured throughout the state on Delaware history and postcards through the Delaware Humanities Forum.
The photos were taken by Frank R. Miller has collected and written about Delaware postcards for several decades, edited a Delaware historical society newsletter, and lectured throughout the state on Delaware history and postcards through the Delaware Humanities Forum. That update requires all executive branch agencies that are required to submit annual or biennial reports to electronically post copies to a designated state website. Also of interest are photos of colleges, including University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Delaware Technical and Community College Stanton and Georgetown campuses, and Lincoln University in Chester County, Pennsylvania. We present the work of Roydon L. The book's introduction detail how the cards were produced, analyzes the subject matter depicted on the cards, documents the history of several of the most prominent local photographers in the state whose work is found almost only on postcards, and traces the evolution and popularization of postcard photography.
The Delaware Annual Reports Collection provides an on-line repository into which state agencies can place their annual and biennial reports, as called for in a 2014 update of the Delaware Freedom of Information Act. Zebley Collection, Along the Brandywine Photograph Collection The Along the Brandywine Photograph Collection contains photographs of the Brandywine Creek and the nearby landmarks along its length. Eberlein Photograph Collection The Eberlein Collection consists of photographs taken for Harold Donaldson Eberlein and Cortlandt U. The postcards were chosen from the author's personal collection, augmented by cards in the University of Delaware library. Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Appendix Chapter 4 City and Town Views Chapter 5 Delaware Beaches Chapter 6 Amusements Chapter 7 Industry and Agriculture Chapter 8 Signs of the Times Chapter 9 Trains, Trolleys, and Automobiles Chapter 10 Water Transportation Chapter 11 Schools Chapter 12 Religion Chapter 13 Businesses Chapter 14 Hotels and Motels Chapter 15 For Further Reading George Miller is professor of English at the University of Delaware and a former chair of the Department. Other photos in this collection are of schools, hospitals, residential neighborhoods, major roads and highways, construction projects, churches and businesses. Arranged by subjects—City and Town Views; Delaware Beaches; Amusements; Industry and Agriculture; Signs of the Times; Trains, Trolleys, and Automobiles; Water Transportation; Schools; Religion; Businesses; Hotels and Motels—each photo has a caption ranging from a sentence or two to several paragraphs.
Corps of Engineers photographed construction work at Fort Delaware, Fort DuPont, and Fort Mott, New Jersey, before and during the Spanish-American War, 1898-1900. North Carolina Jennie Bender 1867 Pennsylvania Randolph Bennett 1873 Maryland Madeleine Betts 1905 Delaware Mary Biard 1879 Delaware Jennie Bird 1864 Maryland Albertine Bischoff 1889 Austria Jules Bishop 1892 Delaware Mary Black 1884 Delaware Margaret Black 1882 Ireland Horace Blanchfield 1891 Delaware Harry Blest 1893 Delaware Samuel Blockson 1870 Delaware Leva Blonde 1892 Delaware Hellen Boelke 1880 Delaware Sabina Boulanger 1876 Alabama Annie Bowers 1867 Delaware Martha Boyan 1904 Delaware Anne Boynton 1868 England Authur Bradley 1878 Delaware Fannie Bramble 1856 Delaware Harry Brand 1906 Canada Jahn Brannon 1873 New York Elizabeth Bratton 1893 New Jersey George Brewington 1891 Delaware Alice Brewington 1874 Delaware Levi Briggs 1868 Delaware Sank Mariah Brinks 1877 Maryland Sadie Brittenham 1885 Delaware William Brown 1885 Maryland Cornelius Brown 1879 Delaware Edwin Brown 1888 Maryland Thomas Brown 1867 Delaware Annie Brown 1898 Delaware Sarah Brown 1869 Delaware Theresa Buccola 1884 Italy Clarence Buck 1884 Delaware Sadie Buck 1864 Maryland Albert Buehler 1903 Delaware William Bundy 1866 Delaware Thomas Burnham 1839 Delaware Adeline Burris 1900 Delaware James Buske 1875 New Jersey Harry Cabough 1886 Pennsylvania Thomas Cale 1894 Ireland Corrie Callahan 1889 Pennsylvania Marine Callaway 1882 Delaware Mary Callaway 1858 Delaware Alverna Callins 1906 Delaware Amand Calloway 1862 Maryland Mary Canner 1892 Ireland Irvin Cannon 1872 Delaware Salvatore Cantera 1894 Italy Anthony Cantonis 1905 Delaware Antonio Cardillo 1861 Italy Helen Carey 1881 Delaware Benjamin Carpenter 1868 Delaware Milse Cavallo 1861 Italy Mary Cease 1888 Pennsylvania Edith Chase 1872 Maryland Antone Chicadell 1884 Italy John Cholowski 1884 Poland Mamie Claassen 1871 New Jersey Robert Clark 1875 Delaware Phonnie Clements 1849 Maryland Mary Cline 1837 New York Sadie Cloud 1888 Delaware Mildred Clugston 1900 Delaware Hallie Cockran 1885 Maryland Helen Coghlan 1889 Maryland Willian Cole 1884 Delaware William Coleman 1859 Delaware James Collins 1863 Delaware James Concill 1888 Delaware Frank Conly 1860 Delaware Frank Connelly 1886 Delaware Alice Cooper 1885 Delaware Elizbeth Cooper 1883 West Virginia Joseph Coulbourn 1867 Delaware Virginia Coulbourn 1884 Delaware Juan Coulman 1897 Delaware Chella Counce 1898 Delaware Deborttla Courtade 1860 Delaware Homer Coverdale 1870 Delaware Freeman Cramer 1914 Delaware Darina Crockett 1908 Delaware Christine Crost 1893 Missouri Fannie Cubbage 1875 Delaware William Curtis 1907 Delaware James Dailey 1850 Delaware Alice Dailey 1869 Canada Julian Dane 1847 Maryland Josephine Danneker 1900 Delaware Ertha Danz 1909 Delaware John Davis 1854 Maryland James Davis 1909 Maryland Enna Daws 1889 Maryland Willian Day 1853 Maryland Acastus DeGantis 1910 Germany Calltrolove Degregoria 1895 Italy David Deigan 1850 Maryland Mary Delisser 1869 Germany Miller Dempsey 1898 Pennsylvania Annie Dempsey 1882 Delaware Irene Denis 1861 Delaware Jennie Denofrio 1900 Delaware Catharine Destro 1909 Delaware Peter Devin?? Views of urban Pennsylvania offer insights into city life during the early decades of this century. A Delaware Album, 1900-1930 contains over 300 postcard views of the First State from the early decades of the twentieth century and provides a revealing commentary on each photograph. A Delaware Album, 1900-1930 contains over 300 postcard photographs from the entire state taken during the period from 1900 to 1930. Other slides document construction at the power plant, electrical equipment, employees at work, and electrical sub-stations. Series Title: Responsibility: George Miller. The George and Irene Caley Postcard Collection George Luther Caley was a well-known genealogist, author, local historian and an avid postcard collector.
The E-mail message field is required. The George and Irene Caley Postcard Collection George Luther Caley was a well-known genealogist, author, local historian and an avid postcard collector. Board of Education Photograph Collection Following World War I, Pierre S. However the best quality photographs still came from glass negatives. In their very naiveté there is a fascinating charm and honesty.
Primarily, the collection contains views of houses, but includes some churches, public buildings, and schools. Wilson was executive secretary of the Delaware Citizens Association, an organization that continued the work of the Service Citizens of Delaware to improve education in the state. Zebley for his book Churches of Delaware during the 1930s and 1940s, most of the photos found here do not appear in the book. Zebley to illustrate his book Along the Brandywine which he published in 1940. The book's introduction detail how the cards were produced, analyzes the subject matter depicted on the cards, documents the history of several of the most prominent local photographers in the state whose work is found almost only on postcards, and traces the evolution and popularization of postcard photography. The photos were taken by Action Photo, a Wilmington photography studio, between 1951 and 1985, though a majority of the collection is focused on the 1960s and 1970s. Whenever America paraded or celebrated, whenever buildings burned or rivers flooded, the postcard recorded it.
Contents: Cities and towns -- Delaware beaches -- Amusements -- Agriculture and industry -- Signs of the times -- Trains, trolleys, automobiles -- On the water -- Schools -- Religion -- Businesses -- Hotels and motels -- Appendix. Photo Collection - Delaware Public Archives Photograph Collection The Delaware Public Archives is the official repository of Delaware's historical public records from state, county, and local government. Small town and rural Pennsylvania are often recorded only on postcard photographs. Taken from picture postcards, each photograph is accompanied by a short, informative caption. Not all of the photographs in this collection appear in the publication. At a time when newspapers carried few photographs, the postcard offered an inexpensive and convenient way to capture events. Prior written permission is required for any use of the images in this collection from the Delaware Public Archives.
Hammond for the Board of Agriculture. Delaware Economic Development Office Slide Collection Description: c. City of Dover Photographs Color slides of Dover, the city power plant, and the city Electric Department during the 1960s and early 1970s. Life in Delaware, from its largest city to its smallest crossroads, was captured on photographic images reproduced on postcards. Italy Herman Dickeson 1880 Delaware Trancriber: James Simmonds Source: Names of inmates, Surnames A-J, in Delaware State Hospital for the Insane extracted from 1930 census District 10 Township, New Castle County Delaware Paul DiFelice 1880 Italy Paul Dillon 1897 Delaware Catherine Dipietro 1864 Italy Lizzie Dison 1894 Delaware May Donaway 1856 Delaware Anthony Dorsey 1884 Delaware Elizebeth Dorykrey 1861 Delaware Wilmer Dougherty 1880 Delaware James Dougherty 1882 Delaware Frank Dougherty 1900 Delaware Charles Doughten 1898 Delaware William Downs 1889 Maryland Miles Dudack 1872 Poland James Dugan 1878 Delaware Edward Dukes 1872 Delaware Faislabeb Dulce 1893 Missouri William Durham 1890 Delaware Betha Dutilly 1881 Canada Edward Emory 1907 Delaware Inptillor Erricksoro 1857 Sweden Rebecca Ettengoff 1887 Russia Mary Evans 1851 Maryland Mary Evans 1859 Maryland Margarett Everett 1875 Maryland Charles Faehaffe 1874 Pennsylvania Virgil Farrow 1886 Delaware Della Fassett 1888 Maryland Mary Fell 1872 Pennsylvania Clara Fendrick 1882 Russia Amelia Ficholls 1897 Italy Thomas Fields 1863 Virginia Albert Fields 1890 Maryland Martha Firth 1864 England Mallie Fisher 1896 Delaware Geneve Fisher 1903 Delaware Margrete Flood 1902 Ireland Emilio Fontano 1895 Italy Myrtle Foote 1900 Pennsylvania Pauline Forbes 1885 Delaware George Ford 1848 Delaware Andrew Ford 1890 Delaware Merridith Ford 1884 Delaware Annie Ford 1858 Delaware William Foster 1862 Delaware Jennie Foulkrod 1896 Pennsylvania Robert Fowler 1895 Pennsylvania Mary Fox 1859 Delaware Mary Fox 1884 Delaware Marion Franklin 1883 Maryland David Friedle 1856 Delaware Mary Fritts 1848 Delaware Frank Fuller 1894 Virginia Ruth Furner 1873 Delaware Frank Galt 1897 New Jersey Mary Galt 1856 Maryland Arthur Gamwell 1887 Delaware Wallie Gargan 1875 Delaware Eva Garney 1888 Poland Flora Gibbs 1893 Delaware Cersalella Giordarla 1884 Italy Ethel Gisser 1896 Delaware Martha Glassen 1866 Delaware Armitage Gleed 1850 Virginia Bertha Gliniecki 1869 Germany Ezekel Gold 1896 Delaware Andrew Golden 1839 Ireland John Golden 1893 Delaware Andrew Goomcewski 1882 Poland William Gootee 1895 Delaware James Gordon 1886 Delaware Emma Gordon 1864 Delaware Ave Gouras 1892 South Carolina Pelagia Gradowski 1890 Poland Ludwik Granke 1887 Poland Senora Gray 1882 Delaware Mary Greece 1853 Delaware Martha Green 1877 Delaware Anne Green 1906 Pennsylvania George Grissom 1880 Delaware Dora Grubb 1868 Delaware Mary Gunkel 1867 Pennsylvania Charles Hall 1904 Maryland Clara Hall 1883 Delaware Elsie Hamilton 1898 Delaware Sarah Hand 1864 Delaware Dier Hannon 1885 Delaware John Harali 1886 Russia Alvester Harding?? These photographic postcards captured a way of life which has either disappeared or radically changed. In the United States from 1900 until 1930 the postcard recorded every occasion. The photographs show the storm damage to Cape Henlopen, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Indian River and Bethany Beach, documenting storm damage sites and recovery progress months after the storm.
Fort Delaware, Fort DuPont, and Fort Mott Glass Negative Collection The U. Views of Dover include houses, housing developments, apartment buildings, street scenes, Silver Lake Park, businesses along Loockerman Street, recreation and sports. Irene Caley generously donated George's collection of Delaware and Delmarva postcards to The Delaware Public Archives to ensure public access to the images and for long-term preservation. In a time before radio and television, before illustrated magazines and newspapers, the postcard brought images and values into people's lives. About the Author George Miller is professor of English at the University of Delaware and a former chair of the Department.
The houses, neighborhoods, buildings, trains, trolleys, and the people caught in these photographs are gone. The 270 photographs reproduced in this volume constitute a unique view of everyday life in each of Pennsylvania's counties during the period from 1900 until 1930. Glass Negative Collection of the Board of Agriculture The complete Glass Negative Collection of the Board of Agriculture consists of 2,017 images that were shot in the 1920s and 1930s. The images seen here are entire collections that have been digitized; more collections will be scanned and placed on the web as resources permit. Glenn Rude Photograph Collection, Action Photo Collection This collection consists of primarily aerial photographs of New Castle County, including cities, housing developments and businesses. Dating from 1653 to the current year, these records consist of minutes, reports, correspondence, probate files, deeds, court records, tax records, photographs, maps, drawings, publications, audio-visual recordings, and a great variety of other material.