Friends of School Hill oral histories and images


Creator: University of Delaware
Date(s): May 2017, March 2022
Call Number: MSS 0784
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Oral histories and images collected at the event, "Preserving the Past: Gathering History & Mementos of the New London Road / School Hill Community," Saturday, May 20, 2017 and images collected at the event, "A Celebration for the New London Avenue School, One Hundred Years," Sunday, March 6, 2022. Established in 1867 as the first documented public school for African-American youth in the Newark, Delaware, community, the school and its surrounding property were also an important social and recreational meeting place for neighborhood residents.
Physical Description:
  • 0.3s (1 box)
  • 43.34 gigabytes
  • Digital files created in TIFF, JPG, PDF, and MP4 formats.
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Produced by University of Delaware Library, 2017, 2022. Transfers from George Wilson Center, May 2017.
Processing Information: Processed by Molly Olney-Zide, July 2017. Finding aid encoded by Jaime Margalotti, August 2017. Updated by Jaime Margalotti, 2022. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Alternative Format: Access streaming video, transcripts, and digital images by following the links in the finding aid. The digitized video files are available in Artstor Public Collections. Transcripts for most recordings can be accessed in the University of Delaware Institutional Repository.