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11,000 Likes on Delmarva History

Thank You for Following Delmarva History on Facebook, as we Pass a New Milestone 9,000 Likes. We want to say thanks to everyone for stopping by to spend a little time on the Delmarva History space on Facebook as we … Continue reading

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Salisbury Police Take to the Air in 1941

The rapid response of Salisbury police officers puzzled wayward types in the tranquil summer of 1941, as officers started arriving on calls at surprisingly fast speeds. When someone phoned headquarters to report a suspicious activity, it seemed as if the … Continue reading

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The Dover Delaware Police Department in 1956

The Dover, DE Police Department, an agency with an authorized strength of 18-sworn officers in 1956, was advancing, and the Tri-State Police Review took note of those enhancements.  To ensure better utilization of resources the city had authorized hiring one woman to … Continue reading

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Historical Content of Wilmington Newspaper, The Sunday Morning Star, Available for Free on Google

After Google launced an ambitious project in 2008 to digitize lots of local newspapers, the giant e-content provider scanned about 2,000 publications, including a Wilmington, Delaware weekly, the Sunday Morning Star.  In the era when many daily papers didn’t have weekend editions, these Sunday publications tended to function … Continue reading

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