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Creator:Bair, Myrna L. (Myrna Lynn), 1940-
Title:Myrna Bair papers
Date(s):1980-2008
Call No:MSS 0689
Abstract:Myrna L. Bair (b. 1940), served in the Delaware Senate from 1980 to 2000. Republican Myrna Bair represented Delaware’s 5th District, Foulk Woods. For 16 years, she held[...] a legislative leadership position, including 14 years as Senate minority leader and two years as minority whip. The bulk of the Myrna Bair papers documents the time she spent in the Delaware Senate.
Subjects:Legislation | Women legislators--United States | Segregation--Delaware--History--20th century | Economic development | More Subjects
Creator:Miller, Dorothy P.
Title:Dorothy Miller papers
Date(s):1965-2006
Call No:MSS 0875
Abstract:Dorothy Miller (1931-2016) was an analytical chemist at DuPont who became vocal against the company's acquisition of White Clay Creek land with the intent of building a dam. With concerns[...] that the existing water supply in Delaware would not be suffcicient for the expansion of two DuPont production plants in Wilmington, the White Clay Creek Dam, which would have flooded 1,160 acres, was slated to suplly 71 million gallons of water a day. The collection, which spans from 1965-2010, showcases community efforts led by Miller to preserve the White Clay Creek Watershed through research materials, land surveys, and local newspaper pieces.
Subjects:Community Life--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Conservation of natural resources | Economic development | Transportation | More Subjects