Speaking of Delaware…

Delaware Historical Society Presents Speaking of Delaware…

 
Speaking of Delaware…features stories from DHS collections. Learn about the many Delaware voices and fascinating life stories that shaped American history. Let’s talk about the paintings of Ed Loper, Miss Nagano, the Japanese Friendship Doll, Thomas Garrett’s silver tray and teapot, and other untold wonders from our collections. Join us on the first Thursday of every month as we discover the human side of history.

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About

 
Speaking of Delaware… is a series of short videos presented by the Delaware Historical Society and produced by Short Order Production House. Videos will premiere the first Thursday of every month on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and our website. This series is funded in part by the Longwood Foundation, Delmarva Power, an Exelon Company, Institute of Museum and Library Services, and by a grant from the Delaware Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Journey to Freedom: Exhibition Tour

 

Emily Webb: 19th Century Photographer and Activist

 

Regimental Flags of the Civil War

 

Miss Nagano: The Japanese Friendship Doll

 

Tymen Stidham: The First Doctor of New Sweden

 

Peter Spencer: Father of the Independent Black Church Movement

 

Belton and Bulah VS. Gebhart: The Fight to End School Segregation in Delaware

 

The Vibrant World of Edward Loper, Sr. — Wilmington’s Visionary Artist

 

This series is funded in part by the Longwood Foundation, Delmarva Power, an Exelon Company, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and by a grant from Delaware Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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