Beaches and resorts provided enjoyment for Black, Indigenous and other people of color seeking entertainment and refuge during the Jim Crow era in the United States.
How the work of the division’s Race and Equity Committee informs the practice of history.
A folk music concert, and programs celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day and National Native American Heritage Month among events/topics to be explored.
African Union Church and Cemetery of Iron Hill, located southwest of Newark, Del., listed on Sept. 9, 2021.
18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored.
Recently accessioned collections items reflect the calls for racial justice that surged across the nation in 2020.
Archaeology and landscape-design projects to help tell the stories of African Americans who lived and died at the John Dickinson Plantation.
Three history majors in the University of Delaware’s E. Lyman Stewart Internship Program worked for the division during the summer of 2021.
John Dickinson Plantation burial ground for enslaved men, women and children, and for free African Americans who died on the site, to be preserved and interpreted.
Holiday commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.