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Items associated with name 'New Castle (De.)'

Duvall and Williams Families collection

by Duvall FamilyPennington, EdmundPennington, FredusWilliams, Bessie (1863 – 1955)

3 boxes,  1 oversize folder (3.25 linear feet)

The Duvall and Williams families were community-oriented people who served as farmers, doctors, and attorneys from Kennedyville, Kent County, Maryland, and Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland as well as northern Delaware. Within the Duvall and Williams Families collection are family photograph albums, ledgers, a scrapbook, and ephemera. The photograph albums dating to the 1880s to 1950s offer a glimpse into the lives of the families. The primary focus of the collection is the series of photographs that depict farm life, a Methodist Church Camp Meeting one of the families attended, family vacations, their pets, and farm animals. The ledgers date from the 1850s to the 1890s and pertain to farming on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and Delaware’s New Castle County. The scrapbook dates from the early 1800s to 1900 and contains newspaper clippings from the Mid-Atlantic region.

Associated Subjects: Farm Life • Agriculture • Methodism
Identifier: 2017.043
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

William E. Simms Collection

by Del-Mar-Va Eastern Shore Association (1932)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains a copy of the "Yearbook of Delmarva" dating from 1932.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Industry
Identifier: 2010.201
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment