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Howard High School (Wilmington, Del.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edith Gerselda Lynch autograph book

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0172

This item is a 1935 autograph book that belonged to Edith Gerselda Lynch, a student in the class of 1937 at Howard High School in Wilmington, Delaware. The book contains signatures and messages from Lynch's friends, acquaintances, and family, including a signature from Howard High School teacher and librarian Pauline A. Young. The pages provide a glimpse of student life at a Delaware-based African American high school prior to desegregation.

Dates: 1935

Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers

Identifier: MSS 0629
Abstract The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004). The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of...
Dates: 1911-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-2000

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1/4 inch audio tape 1
Administrators 1
Affirmative action programs--Delaware 1
African American churches--Delaware 1
African American civil rights workers 1
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African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century 1
African Americans--Delaware 1
African Americans--Domestic life 1
African Americans--Education--Delaware--History--20th century 1
African Americans--Race identity 1
Audio cassette 1
Autograph albums 1
Awards 1
Bills, Legislative--United States 1
Brochures 1
Bullfights--History 1
Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Delaware 1
Buttons (information artifacts) 1
Calendars 1
Certificates 1
Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Color slides 1
Correspondence 1
Credit unions 1
Delaware 1
Delaware City (Del.) 1
Delaware--Race relations--History--20th century 1
Diaries 1
Discrimination in housing--Delaware 1
Ephemera (general) 1
Film: 16mm 1
Film: Super 8mm 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Greeting cards 1
High school students' writings, American 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Medals 1
Memorandums 1
Migrant labor--Delaware 1
Milford (Del.) 1
Minutes (administrative records) 1
Newsletters 1
Newspaper columns 1
Nurses 1
Nursing--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Phonograph records 1
Photograph albums 1
Photographs 1
Presidents 1
Psychiatric hospitals--Delaware 1
Publications (documents) 1
Realia 1
School integration--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Segregation in education--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States 1
Segregation--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Service books (religious texts) 1
Sheet music 1
Soldiers 1
Special education--Delaware 1
Speeches (documents) 1
Teachers 1
Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) 1
United States. Army--Reserves 1
West Chester (Pa.) 1
Wilmington (Del.) 1
Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century 1
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American 1
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