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Filters: 1960-1969 in date [X] Wilmington (Del.) in location [X]

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Creator:Lewis, Horacio D.
Title:Horacio D. Lewis papers
Date(s):1960-2003
Call No:MSS 0732
Abstract:The Horacio D. Lewis papers consist of Dr. Lewis’ letters, articles, and publications related to his personal and civic involvement and recognition of activities associated with the civil rights of[...] the Latino and African-American communities in Delaware and the desegregation of Delaware’s public schools.
Subjects:Judgments | Newark (Del.) | Wilmington (Del.) | Panama Canal (Panama) | More Subjects
Creator:Mackenzie, Malcolm L., 1926-2000
Title:Malcolm L. Mackenzie papers
Date(s):1926-2007
Call No:MSS 0611
Abstract:This collection contains materials relating to Malcolm L. Mackenzie's publicity firm Malcolm L. Mackenzie & Associates and Mackenzie's personal involvement with the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, other local cultural institutions, and[...] his interests in general maritime history and historic ships. Materials include publicity materials, written reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, facsimile maps, newsletters, photographs, photograph negatives, slides, and sailing and maritime history books. The collection also includes personal papers such as photographs albums, scrapbooks and Mackenzie's ships log, 1946 to 1948, of voyages to ports in the United States, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Europe while serving as a Second Mate in the Merchant Marine.
Subjects:Publicity--Delaware--History--20th century | Shipbuilding--Delaware--History--20th century | Shipbuilding--United States--History--20th century | Historic ships--17th century | More Subjects
Creator:Mitchell, Littleton P. (Littleton Purnell), 1918-2009
Title:Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers
Date(s):1911-2009
Call No:MSS 0629
Abstract:The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004).[...] The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of organizations. The collection also highlights the career of Jane Mitchell, one of Delaware's first African-American nurses and former director of nursing at the Delaware State Hospital. There are also photographs, slides, and other media documenting the Mitchells' family life as well as their participation in local and national events. The collection also contains a significant amount of the many awards and citations received by Littleton and Jane Mitchell for their achievements. As a whole, the papers explore the professional, personal, and family relationships of an African-American family in the 20th century.
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century | Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | Migrant labor--Delaware | More Subjects
Creator:Keefe, Tammis (Margaret Thomas), 1913-1960
Title:Wilmington, Delaware : silk screen map on linen handkerchief
Date(s):1944-1960
Call No:GRA 0098, Item 0002
Abstract:American textile artist Tammis (Margaret Thomas) Keefe (1913-1960) designed this vintage fabric handkerchief depicting a map of Wilmington, Delaware, which was silk-screened by J. H. Kimball, Inc., New York.
Subjects:Handkerchiefs--United States--History--20th century | Screen process printing--United States--History--20th century | Textile crafts--United States--History--20th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Callender, Donald W., Jr.
Title:Donald Callender papers
Date(s):1968-2008
Call No:MSS 0588
Abstract:This collection documents the for-profit and nonprofit work of Donald W. Callender, Jr., an industrial archaeologist whose career in the greater Delaware-Pennsylvania-New Jersey area has involved maintenance and restoration of[...] railroads and rail cars. In addition, Callender was involved in the establishment of a regional living history museum, the leadership of historic preservation organizations, and efforts to restore the Wilmington Waterfront and increase tourism to the city. The collection also documents his personal interest in sailing and tall ships and his involvement in the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation.
Subjects:Historic preservation--United States--History--20th century | Industrial management--United States--History--20th century | Railroads--Delaware--History--20th century | Railroads--Delaware--History--21st century | More Subjects
Creator:Hutchinson, Betty Lee
Title:Betty Lee Hutchinson papers
Date(s):1900-2012
Call No:MSS 0839
Abstract:Betty Lee Hutchinson, a Democrat and Newark City Council member (1977-1980 and 1984-1988) was born November 18, 1925, in Uniontown, PA, to Harry J. Truman, Sr. (1897-1965), and Merle Carte[...] Truman (1901-2001). The Betty Lee Hutchinson papers document the personal interests and civic activities of a woman with ties to Newark, Delaware, and the University of Delaware community.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Political participation | Women--Delaware--History--21st century | Women--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Brown, Harry Fletcher
Title:Harry Fletcher Brown collection
Date(s):1881-1960
Call No:MSS 0436
Abstract:The Harry Fletcher Brown collection, spanning the years 1881-1960 (bulk dates 1910-1952), contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, business cards, legal documents, printed material, ephemera, a photograph, World War I medal,[...] programs, and blueprints of his Wilmington, Delaware, residence.
Subjects:Chemical industry--History--19th century | Chemical industry--History--20th century | Philanthropists--United States--History--19th century | Philanthropists--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects