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Close to the Vest and Under the Skirt @ Brandywine Hundred Library 6:30 pm
Close to the Vest and Under the Skirt @ Brandywine Hundred Library @ Brandywine Hundred Library
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Close to the Vest and Under the Skirt @ Brandywine Hundred Library @ Brandywine Hundred Library
Characters Charles and Josephine from the 1860s reveal the many layers and accessories that created the fashionable look for the elegant mid-Victorian lady and gentleman. Josephine, who appears tastefully dressed in her underpinnings, introduces Charles[...]
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Voters at Last: Battling for the Ballot @ New Castle Public Library 7:00 pm
Voters at Last: Battling for the Ballot @ New Castle Public Library @ New Castle Public Library
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
There was a period in our past when voting rights were reserved primarily for white male property owners. But during a long struggle the rights of the ballot were extended regardless of property ownership, race,[...]
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4th Annual Shakespeare Festival Presents: Dr. Jim Casey, “Shakespeare’s Wonder Women” 6:00 pm
4th Annual Shakespeare Festival Presents: Dr. Jim Casey, “Shakespeare’s Wonder Women” @ Lewes Public Library
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4th Annual Shakespeare Festival Presents: Dr. Jim Casey, "Shakespeare's Wonder Women" @ Lewes Public Library
In his first letter from the New World in 1493, Christopher Columbus described the women of the island Matremonio as Amazons from classical myth. By Shakespeare’s time, these women-warriors had become regular characters in both[...]
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Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight 11:00 am
Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight @ Hockessin Library
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight @ Hockessin Library
The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which finally gave American women the right to vote. In this presentation, we will meet some of the determined women, both on the national[...]
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Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight 6:30 pm
Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight @ Brandywine Hundred Library
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight @ Brandywine Hundred Library
The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which finally gave American women the right to vote. In this presentation, we will meet some of the determined women, both on the national[...]
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Bustles to Bras @ Milton Public Library 2:00 pm
Bustles to Bras @ Milton Public Library @ Milton Public Library
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This hour-long visual media presentation of vintage/historic clothing from a personal collection and fashion study in England uses history and humor to reveal the many influences that changed women’s silhouettes from 1780-1980. This lively show[...]
Voters at Last: Battling for the Ballot @ Kirkwood Library 7:00 pm
Voters at Last: Battling for the Ballot @ Kirkwood Library @ Kirkwood Library
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
There was a period in our past when voting rights were reserved primarily for white male property owners. But during a long struggle the rights of the ballot were extended regardless of property ownership, race,[...]
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Delaware Young Playwrights Festival 7:30 pm
Delaware Young Playwrights Festival @ Delaware Theatre Company
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Delaware Young Playwrights Festival @ Delaware Theatre Company
The Delaware Young Playwrights Festival (DYPF) is a program designed to provide an outlet for DE students grades 8-12 to get the professional playwright treatment! From standards-based feedback on first-round drafts to thorough workshops with[...]
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Delaware Humanities Winter Grant Application Writing Workshop: Wilmington 1:30 pm
Delaware Humanities Winter Grant Application Writing Workshop: Wilmington @ Delaware Historical Society
Mar 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Delaware Humanities Winter Grant Application Writing Workshop: Wilmington @ Delaware Historical Society | Lewes | Delaware | United States
Brave the cold to join us at the lovely Delaware Historical Society as our Grant Officer talks about the different Grant types funded by DH, learn some tips on putting a top-notch application together before[...]
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Tuskegee Airmen (the MG William Duncan Memorial Lectures) 12:45 pm
Tuskegee Airmen (the MG William Duncan Memorial Lectures) @ Delaware Military Museum
Mar 14 @ 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm
  The Duncan lectures will attempt to bridge the military/civilian cultural gap, emphasizing our shared cultural heritage. This series is intended to help Delawareans gain a deeper understanding of our common history, the unique contributions[...]
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Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight 6:00 pm
Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight @ Delaware City Library
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight @ Delaware City Library
The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which finally gave American women the right to vote. In this presentation, we will meet some of the determined women, both on the national[...]
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Literature and Medicine – New Castle 12:00 pm
Literature and Medicine – New Castle @ Department of Health and Social Services, Springer Building
Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join Delaware Humanities and the Department of Health and Social Services Library for Literature and Medicine. Based on the award-winning program started by Maine Humanities, Literature and Medicine is a group that meets once a[...]
Voters at Last: Battling for the Ballot @ Selbyville Public Library 6:00 pm
Voters at Last: Battling for the Ballot @ Selbyville Public Library @ Selbyville Public Library
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
There was a period in our past when voting rights were reserved primarily for white male property owners. But during a long struggle the rights of the ballot were extended regardless of property ownership, race,[...]
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Fake News, Fraud, and Honest Error: The Psychology of Belief 7:00 pm
Fake News, Fraud, and Honest Error: The Psychology of Belief @ New Castle Public Library
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fake News, Fraud, and Honest Error: The Psychology of Belief @ New Castle Public Library
How to we decide what we believe, and what we don’t believe? Drawing on philosophical, psychological, and legal resources – and avoiding partisan politics – this talk outlines a few of the unconscious factors that[...]
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Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight 11:00 am
Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight @ Kirkwood Library
Mar 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Celebrating 100 Years: Revisiting The Women’s Suffrage Movement With “2020” Hindsight @ Kirkwood Library
The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which finally gave American women the right to vote. In this presentation, we will meet some of the determined women, both on the national[...]
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An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship 6:00 pm
An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship @ Elsmere Library
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship @ Elsmere Library | Elsmere | Delaware | United States
Welcome aboard! It’s a two month voyage, and our ship is not big. Some of you will live and sleep in the cabin below deck, but others will have to sleep in the Skiff on[...]
Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Delaware’s Forgotten Daughter @ Kent County Public Library 6:30 pm
Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Delaware’s Forgotten Daughter @ Kent County Public Library @ Kent County Public Library
Mar 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Delaware's Forgotten Daughter @ Kent County Public Library @ Kent County Public Library | Dover | Delaware | United States
Mary Ann Shad Cary (1823-1893) was one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in black history.  She was born in Wilmington, yet few Delaware residents have ever heard of her.  Shad Cary seems more[...]
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