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Results:  16 Items

Creator:Evans, Mary J., active 1850-1906
Title:Mary J. Evans notebook
Date(s):1904-1906
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0026
Abstract:This small notebook contains brief, sporadic notes taken by Newark, Delaware, resident Mary J. Evans from 1904 to 1906. The entries document monetary transactions, home life, and events in the[...] community over the two-year period.
Subjects:Newark (Del.)--History--20th century | Newark (Del.)--Social life and customs--19th century
Creator:New Century Club of Newark, Delaware
Title:New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records
Date(s):1893-2011
Call No:MSS 0260
Abstract:The New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records document the history, organization, and activities of this women's club, which began in 1893 as a reading club, but quickly developed into[...] an organization dedicated to promoting civic responsibility and social service in the Newark community.
Subjects:Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--19th century | Women--Societies and clubs--Delaware--History--20th century | Women in community organization--Delaware--History--19th century | Women in community organization--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:Lilley, Thomas Leonard
Title:As I remember Main Street and History of the Newark Senior Center
Date(s):1984
Call No:MSS 0098, F0033
Abstract:Two typescripts, "As I remember Main Street" and "History of the Newark Senior Center," by Thomas Leonard Lilley on his memories of Main Street, Newark, Delaware, from 1900-1950 and on[...] the history of Newark's senior center.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century | Newark (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Friends of the Newark Free Library (Newark, Del.)
Title:Friends of the Newark Free Library records
Date(s):1966-2009
Call No:MSS 0592
Abstract:The records of the Friends of the Newark Free Library in Newark, Delaware, include correspondence, newsletters, financial records, and other material documenting the organization and activities of the group.
Subjects:Volunteer workers in libraries--United States--History--20th century | Public libraries--United States--History--20th century | Newark (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Wolkind, George
Title:George Wolkind papers
Date(s):1966-2011
Call No:MSS 0697
Abstract:The George Wolkind papers document the involvement of native Delaware activist George Wolkind (born 1945) in the Newark and Wilmington, Delaware, counterculture and music scenes in the 1960s and 1970s.
Subjects:Counterculture--United States--History--20th century | New Left--United States | Activists | Newark (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Lewis, William Ditto
Title:Delaware Miscellany collection
Date(s):1825-1958
Call No:MSS 0598
Abstract:The Delaware Miscellany collection includes three large, green buckram-bound volumes compiled by William Ditto Lewis, which contain various documents pertaining to the history of Delaware and the surrounding region, and[...] the University of Delaware.
Subjects:Delaware--History--18th century | Delaware--History--19th century | Delaware--History--20th century | Newark (Del.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Wilson family
Title:Wilson family papers
Date(s):1684-1954
Call No:MSS 0303
Abstract:The papers of the Wilson family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Newark, Delaware, consist of 1.35 linear feet of material relating to four generations of direct descendents of Edward Wilson, Esq.,[...] of Elm’s Farm, near Liverpool, England.
Subjects:Investments | Railroads--Delaware--History--19th century | Municipal engineering | Museums--History | More Subjects
Creator:Newark Publishing Co. (Newark, Del.)
Title:Newark Publishing Co. records
Date(s):1936-1981
Call No:MSS 0879
Abstract:Newark Publishing Co. was a Newark, Delaware, printing business established in the mid-20th century and was owned and operated by William H. Durham from circa 1967 to 1981. Newark Publishing[...] Co. records comprises over 3000 job printing files created by the press for largely Newark, Delaware-based businesses between 1963 and 1981. The collection also includes administrative and financial records of the company and its precursor, the Newark Post weekly newspaper, from 1936-1981.
Subjects:Printing | Printing--History | Printing--United States--History--20th century | Advertising--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant oral history collection
Date(s):2011
Call No:MSS 0643
Abstract:This collection consists of digital audio interviews with twelve former employees of the Chrysler Assembly Plant in Newark, Delaware. These interviews were conducted by University of Delaware students in HIST[...] 667: Oral History, taught by Professor Roger Horowitz, in the Spring semester of 2011.
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Subjects:Automobile industry and trade--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Labor unions--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Plant shutdowns--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Industrial productivity--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Chrysler Corporation. Newark Assembly Plant.
Title:Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant collection
Date(s):1986-2008
Call No:MSS 0650
Abstract:This collection contains audiovisual material, publications, photographs, and other material from the Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant publicity office, donated after the closure of the plant in December 2008. Much[...] of the material documents the working life of Chrysler employees in the Newark plant, human resources and employee training, and the processes required to build automobiles at the plant. The collection also documents many of the programs instituted by the United Auto Workers.
Subjects:Automobile factories--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Durango sport utility vehicle | Factory management--History--20th century | Industrial productivity--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Delaware Afro-Latina oral histories collection
Date(s):2009
Call No:MSS 0661
Abstract:This collection of raw and edited footage of interviews of Newark, Delaware, area Afro-Latinas was created in Spring 2009 by students in a Women's Studies course (WOMS 410) at the[...] University of Delaware. Included are Mini-DV tapes containing raw footage of the interviews and DVDs containing the edited interviews.
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Subjects:African Americans--Delaware | Blacks--Race identity--Latin America | Hispanic Americans--Delaware | Oral History--Delaware--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Johnson, Everett C., 1877-1926
Title:Everett C. and Louise Staton Johnson papers
Date(s):1835-1988
Call No:MSS 0361
Abstract:The Everett C. & Louise Stanton Johnson papers concern the personal affairs of prominent Delaware publisher and politician Everett C. Johnson (1877-1926) and his wife Louise Staton Johnson (1882-1977). In[...] addition, the collection contains material from their Newark publishing house, the Press of Kells, which brought the Arts and Crafts Movement to the community from 1916 to 1918.
Subjects:Printers--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Newspaper publishing--Delaware--Newark--History--20th century | Statesmen--Delaware--History--20th century | Publishers and publishing--Delaware--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Owens family
Title:Frank E. and Anna Hayes Owens family papers
Date(s):1900-2011
Call No:MSS 0680
Abstract:The Frank E. and Anna Hayes Owens family papers comprises 14.3 linear feet of materials, spanning the dates between 1900 and 2011, and includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, travel brochures, reel-to-reel[...] tapes, magazines, fanzines, and other materials documenting intergenerational American family life in Delaware.
Subjects:Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century | School integration--Delaware--History--20th century | Radio programs--United States--History--20th century | Jazz audiences--United States | More Subjects
Creator:Murray, George W., 1920-2010
Title:George W. and Pauline Murray, Jr., papers
Date(s):1939-1946
Call No:MSS 0702
Abstract:This collection documents the lives of Newark, Delaware, residents George W. Murray, Jr., and Pauline E. Murray during World War II. The collection is small, yet it gives a glimpse[...] of both military service and the homefront experiences of the young married couple during war. Included are handwritten correspondence exchanged by the married couple while George Murray was stationed at Army Air Force bases on the continental United States and in Europe, illustrating life both at home and abroad during wartime. The collection also features photographs, Air Force Technical School study guides, informational pamphlets, and other items collected by George during his time in the military as well as greeting cards from family and friends, and postcards/souvenirs from travel.
Subjects:World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American | World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Correspondence | World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States | World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda | 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