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Creator:Henry, Margaret Rose
Title:Margaret Rose Henry speeches
Date(s):1994-1995
Call No:MSS 0336
Abstract:The Honorable Margaret Rose Henry was elected in 1994 as the Delaware State Senator for the 2nd Senatorial District (Wilmington East). The Margaret Rose Henry Speeches comprise eighteen short political[...] addresses delivered between 1994 and 1995 by the Delaware Senator to various constituent groups, primarily in Wilmington.
Subjects:African Americans--Education--Delaware--History--20th century | Community development | Political participation | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Delaware Academy of Science. Iron Hill Museum
Title:Iron Hill Museum oral history recordings and transcripts
Date(s):2003-2010
Call No:MSS 0587
Abstract:The Iron Hill Museum oral history collection consists of 37 interviews (recorded on 59 audio cassettes) documenting the history of the Iron Hill School #112C, which was one of the[...] African American schools built in Delaware with funds provided by Pierre S. du Pont. Additional interviews in this collection document life in the Iron Hill community and nearby Pleasant Valley, as well as education provided in a few other Delaware schools in Hockessin, Milton, and Claymont.
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Subjects:African Americans--Education--Delaware--History--20th century | Education--Newark (Del.)--History--20th century | Oral History--Delaware--Newark--20th century | Segregation in education--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:New London Road/Cleveland Avenue oral histories and research materials
Date(s):2004-2006
Call No:MSS 0642
Abstract:This collection contains 22 oral history interviews providing a wealth of information on history and culture of the New London Road/Cleveland Avenue community in Newark, Delaware. These interviews, collected during[...] two oral history projects by University of Delaware Professor Bernard L. Herman and students from 2004-2006, feature members of the New London Road community and discuss various aspects of life in the predominantly African-American community. The collection contains transcripts of selected interviews created by students as well as research data, recipes, and galley proofs for the book "Food Always Brings People Together: recipes, poems, and stories from the New London Road community, Newark, Delaware," written by the University of Delaware Center for Material Culture Studies, under the direction of Professor Herman.
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Subjects:African American fraternal organizations--History--20th century | African American churches-History--20th century | African American schools-History--20th century | African American cooking--History--20th 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