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By his excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and commander in chief of the Delaware State, a proclamation ... appoint Wednesday the thirtieth day of December next, to be observed as a day of public thanksgiving ... Given unde

By his excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and c...

Not in Evan.; Imprint 3.; Thanksgiving proclamation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfol... More

By His excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and commander in chief of the Delaware State a proclamation ... I do therefore by and with the advice of the privy-council appoint Thursday the sixth day of May next to be observed

By His excellency Caesar Rodney, Esq; president, captain-general and c...

Not in Evans 1.; Imprint 3.; Thanksgiving proclamation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Port... More

Cape Fear River, with the counties adjacent, and the towns of Brunswick and Wilmington, against which Lord Cornwallis, detached a part of his army, the 17th of January laft Jno. Lodge, sculp.

Cape Fear River, with the counties adjacent, and the towns of Brunswic...

Shows shoals and a few soundings at the entrance to the river, "Fort Johnson," the towns of Brunswick and Wilmington with the distance of each town from Charleston, S.C., and bridges and houses along the river.... More

Perspective view of the country between Wilmington and the Delaware - taken from the hill S.W. of the academy

Perspective view of the country between Wilmington and the Delaware - ...

Print shows panoramic view of farms and farmland with the Delaware River in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The Columbian magazine, or, Monthly miscellany. Philadelphia : Printed for Seddon, Spotswo... More

William Smith House, 1905 North Market Street, Wilmington, New Castle County, DE

William Smith House, 1905 North Market Street, Wilmington, New Castle ...

Survey number: HABS DE-30 Building/structure dates: ca. 1800 Initial Construction

Bayard's letter, &c … Wilmington, May 30, 1834.

Bayard's letter, &c … Wilmington, May 30, 1834.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 13, Folder 42a. Copy scanned: 1

Rates of charges between New-York, New Brunswick, Princeton, Trenton, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Havre de Grace, Baltimore and Washington ... [184-?].

Rates of charges between New-York, New Brunswick, Princeton, Trenton, ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 120, Folder 25.

John Marot House, 1203 & 1205 North Market Street, Wilmington, New Castle County, DE

John Marot House, 1203 & 1205 North Market Street, Wilmington, New Cas...

Survey number: HABS DE-29 Building/structure dates: ca. 1845 Initial Construction

Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad shewing [sic] its connections.

Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad shewing [sic...

Sketch map showing the area between Philadelphia and Baltimore indicating drainage, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Consolidated February 5, 1838. Scale ca. 1:350,000. LC Railroad maps, 530 Description ... More

The book for the traveler! Illustrated guide over the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore railroad

The book for the traveler! Illustrated guide over the Philadelphia, Wi...

Print shows the Southern and Western Railroad Station, at Broad and Prime Streets, Phila. Woodcut by D.C. Baxter. Reference copy may be in LOT 4429 C. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card... More

Educational convention and celebration, on the 6th and 7th of September, ‘53 [Program]. [Wilmington] C. P. Johnson, printer [1853].

Educational convention and celebration, on the 6th and 7th of Septembe...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 13, Folder 43.

To southern travellers! Spring & summer arrangement of the great southern mail line!! Direct to New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore, via Washington City, Fredericksburg, Richmond, Petersburg to Weldon, Raleigh, Wilmington. N.C. Charleston, S. C

To southern travellers! Spring & summer arrangement of the great south...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 31, Folder 6b.

Every ticket a prize! no blank tickets. C. Sicken & Co. licensed vendors. Grand all-prize scheme. Lottery for the benefit of the State of Delaware Class 252 for 1861. To be drawn at Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday, April 27th, 1861. [Wilmingto

Every ticket a prize! no blank tickets. C. Sicken & Co. licensed vendo...

Lotteries. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 13, Folder 48.

Railroad dining rooms in the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore railroad depot, Philadelphia ... Philadelphia. Colbert, Pr. 55 S. Fourth Street [1861].

Railroad dining rooms in the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore rail...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 26. Copy scanned: 1

Notice! The undersigned, one of the surgeons appointed "To examine militia men claiming to be disabled." has had assigned to him the towns of Malden, Melrose, South Reading, Reading North Reading, Wilmington ... He will be at the Town House, in

Notice! The undersigned, one of the surgeons appointed "To examine mil...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 69, Folder 29.

Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington /

Map showing the entrenchments around Wilmington /

Scale 1:7,920; 8 in. to 1 mile. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Copy imperfect: Ink stained. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 317... More

Instantaneous view of Market St., Wilmington, [Delaware,] on market day

Instantaneous view of Market St., Wilmington, [Delaware,] on market da...

Stereograph showing Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware, with snow. Title from item.

Preliminary chart of Wassaw Sound, Wilmington and Tybee Rivers, Georgia

Preliminary chart of Wassaw Sound, Wilmington and Tybee Rivers, Georgi...

Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 211.5 From its Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, showing the progess of the survey during the year 1864 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866... More

The invasion of Maryland--capture of a train on the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad at Magnolia, near Gunpowderb [sic] Ridge, July 11 / from a sketch by our special artist.

The invasion of Maryland--capture of a train on the Philadelphia, Wilm...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1864 July 30, p. 289.

Capture of the blockade runner HOPE by the United States steamer AEOLUS off Wilmington, Oct. 22, 1864

Capture of the blockade runner HOPE by the United States steamer AEOLU...

Wood engraving after sketch by S.M. Lane. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1864. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: U.S. History 1864 Oct. 22; Ships HOPE 1864; Ships,... More

Part of North Carolina showing approaches to Wilmington

Part of North Carolina showing approaches to Wilmington

Scale 1:253,440. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 317.8 "Coast line from U.S. Coast Survey topographical sheets. Interior, from State map of North Carolina." Map of the coast of North Carolina from Cape Lookout to ... More

Neuse River Bridge, Wilmington & Goldsboro R.R. / J.D. Heywood's Photograph Rooms.

Neuse River Bridge, Wilmington & Goldsboro R.R. / J.D. Heywood's Photo...

Photograph shows a train crossing Neuse River Bridge in North Carolina. Title from item. Hand-lettered title on mount. Stamped on verso: "J.D. Heywood's Photograph Rooms, Craven St., 3d door south P.O., New Ber... More

Map showing the defences of Savannah, on the approaches of Wilmington and Savannah Rivers, Georgia. Flag St[eame]r "Harvest Moon" Feb. 8th 1865.

Map showing the defences of Savannah, on the approaches of Wilmington ...

Scale 1:40,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 208.3 From Message of the President of the United States, and accompanying documents, to the two houses of Congress, at the commencement of the first session of the ... More

[Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wilmington, North Carolina, captured by the Federals, Jan. 15, 1865].

[Fort Fisher, defensive work protecting the entrance to the port of Wi...

LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 313 Stamped in the lower right corner "From Collection of David Dixon Porter." Similar to pl. 67, no. 1, in the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate ... More

[Map of attack on Fort Fisher, Wilmington, N.C.]

[Map of attack on Fort Fisher, Wilmington, N.C.]

Shows details of the area surrounding Wilmington, N.C., during the Union attack on and capture of Fort Fisher. Accompanies letter, 1865 January 3, of von Schilling to his brother Alexander Ernst Schilling von C... More

Panoramic map of Wilmington, Del. 1874.

Panoramic map of Wilmington, Del. 1874.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Copyright by J. C. Harkness. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to po... More

[Cal. - Los Angeles County: bird's-eye views of Los Angeles, looking toward ocean; Wilmington, looking toward Sierra Madres; and Santa Monica, looking South to ocean and Santa Monica Mts.]

[Cal. - Los Angeles County: bird's-eye views of Los Angeles, looking t...

3 lithographs on 1 page of atlas, copyrighted by E.S. Glover. In G&M Division. Reference copy may be available in LOT4390-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

The British in Wilmington

The British in Wilmington

N.C.; trying to fraternize with colonial women.

Old barley mill. Wilmington, Del.

Old barley mill. Wilmington, Del.

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Shaw.

Schooner "John R. Beigen" (wood) Jackson & Shark Co., builder, Wilmington, Del.

Schooner "John R. Beigen" (wood) Jackson & Shark Co., builder, Wilming...

Photograph shows schooner docked. Title from item.

Panoramic map of Wilmington, Vt.

Panoramic map of Wilmington, Vt.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 948 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest and view. AACR2

Wilmington, Vt. - Print, Library of Congress collection

Wilmington, Vt. - Print, Library of Congress collection

W24693 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Burleigh Lith.

Map showing the Norfolk, Wilmington & Charleston Railroad.

Map showing the Norfolk, Wilmington & Charleston Railroad.

Eastern states from Philadelphia to Charleston, S.C., showing drainage, cities and towns, and the railroads with lines named and the main line emphasized. 35033 U.S. Copyright Office Scale 1:267,000. LC Railroa... More

Building the John G. Christopher [at Wilmington, Del. 1892. Steamship was re-named Winyah]

Building the John G. Christopher [at Wilmington, Del. 1892. Steamship ...

Photograph shows men working on interior wood beams of unfinished ship. Title from item.

W.B. Danforth drugs, Wilmington, Del.

W.B. Danforth drugs, Wilmington, Del.

Title from jacket. "Made especially for the National Cash Register Company" on jacket. "22" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 043092. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Mill pond, Wilmington, Ill's

The Mill pond, Wilmington, Ill's

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). "837" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013767. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Robson's Bridge, Wilmington, Ill.

Robson's Bridge, Wilmington, Ill.

Title from jacket. "846 dup." on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013770. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Veranda of Home for Soldiers' Widows, Wilmington, Ill's

Veranda of Home for Soldiers' Widows, Wilmington, Ill's

"843" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042600. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Home for soldiers' widows, Wilmington, Ill's

Home for soldiers' widows, Wilmington, Ill's

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J Supplement (1901-1906). "842" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 013763. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Driveway on the island, Island Park, Wilmington, Ill's

Driveway on the island, Island Park, Wilmington, Ill's

"838" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 042621. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Birdseye view of Wilmington, Del. / George A. Wolf.

Birdseye view of Wilmington, Del. / George A. Wolf.

Postcard shows panoramic view of Wilmington, Delaware. G 61845 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item.

Groups of girl workers at the gate of the American Tobacco Co., Wilmington, Delaware, noon period, May 24, 1910. Young girls obviously under 14 years of age, who work about 10 hours a day every day except Saturday. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Louis i.e. Lewis W. Hine, May, 1910

Groups of girl workers at the gate of the American Tobacco Co., Wilmin...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 1559. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Thomas Panasares i.e., Panasaros?, Thomas Panasaros (cousin). Arrange balls in pool room at 711 Market St. 12 and 14 years respectively. Go to school. Work for father and uncle, respectively, who owns pool room. Investigator found these two boys at work after midnight on Saturday, May 21. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910

Thomas Panasares i.e., Panasaros?, Thomas Panasaros (cousin). Arrange ...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 1556. Caption card covers both #1556 and 1557. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Donald Mallick, ("Happy"), 203 King Street. 9 years of age, selling newspapers 5 years. Average earnings 35 cents a week. Sells from choice. Father, rivet driver, $20 weekly. "Happy" is well known character in town. When first interviewed gave story of sleeping in broken buildings and lots at night. Found out in streets at 11 P.M. at night pitching pennies and working "last paper" scheme. Flips cars and has sister who is 8 years of age who begs and sells papers. Boy very imaginative, and when last seen had a rusty 5 inch knife which he said he found and was playing with same in gutter. Edward F. Brown, Investigator. Wilmington, Del. May, 1910. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Donald Mallick, ("Happy"), 203 King Street. 9 years of age, selling ne...

In album: Street trades. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 1513. Hine no. 1514. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General info... More

James Morgan, 119 French St. Newsboy. 9 years of age. Selling newspaper 4 years. Average earnings 50 cents per week. Selling papers own choice. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 6 hours per day. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910

James Morgan, 119 French St. Newsboy. 9 years of age. Selling newspape...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1542. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

Groups of workers in Hand Silk Mill. Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Groups of workers in Hand Silk Mill. Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 1566. Hine no. 1567. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and P... More

Joseph Wench, newsboy, 315 W. 2nd St. 7 years of age. Selling papers 2 years Average earnings 50 cents per week. Selling papers own choice. Earnings not needed at home. Visits saloons. Works 6 hours per day. Mother and father separated. Lives with grandmother. This boy was found on King St. (marked), eating rotted orange which he picked up from the gutter. He was bare footed, shabbily clad and seemed under fed. When asked whether grandmother needed his earnings, he replied that she was comfortable and that he wanted money to go to moving pictures and buy candy. May, 1910 Investigator, Edward F. Brown.  Location: Wilmington, Delaware / Photo by Lewis W. Hine.

Joseph Wench, newsboy, 315 W. 2nd St. 7 years of age. Selling papers 2...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1530. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

Barney Goldstein, 83 W. 5th St. Newsboy, 10 years of age. Selling newspapers 1 year. Average earnings 50 cents per week. Selling papers own choice. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 5 hours per day. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910

Barney Goldstein, 83 W. 5th St. Newsboy, 10 years of age. Selling news...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1524. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

Young venders at King Street Market, Wilmington, Del. Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Young venders at King Street Market, Wilmington, Del. Location: Wilmin...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1507. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... More

Elwood Palmer Cooper, 838 French St. (colored). Helper on miller's wagon. 7 years of age. Helper for one year. Carries bags of flour, weighing 25 pounds, from wagon to stores. Receives 25 cents per week. Money not needed at home. Wants money to spend. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine, May 1910

Elwood Palmer Cooper, 838 French St. (colored). Helper on miller's wag...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1509. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

Harry Silverstein, Newsboy, 703 W. 6th St., 7 years old. Sells papers, (selling 3 months average earnings 25 cents per week). Father working Morocco Mills, earns $18 weekly. Boy's earnings not needed at home. Don't smoke. Visits saloons. Works 8 hours per day. Edward F. Brown, Investigator. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Harry Silverstein, Newsboy, 703 W. 6th St., 7 years old. Sells papers,...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1546. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

Groups of girls workers at the gate of the American Tobacco Co., Wilmington, Delaware, noon period, May 24, 1910. Young girls obviously under 14 years of age, who work about 10 hours a day every day except Saturday. Investigator, Edward F. Brown Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Louis i.e. Lewis W. Hine, May, 1910

Groups of girls workers at the gate of the American Tobacco Co., Wilmi...

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 1559. Hine no. 1563. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prin... More

Walter Ray, 400 Walnut St. 8 years of age. Selling papers 1 year. Average earnings 35 cents per week. Selling papers own choice. Don't smoke. Earnings not needed at home. Visits saloons. Works 5 hours per day. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910

Walter Ray, 400 Walnut St. 8 years of age. Selling papers 1 year. Aver...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1543. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

John Gibson, Newsboy, 13 years of age. Selling newspapers 7 years. Average earnings $1.25 per week. Selling newspapers own choice. Smokes. Visits saloons. Works 9 hours per day. John's brother is a messenger who directed investigator to a number of houses of prostitution, on Tatnall and Orange Sts. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine., May, 1910

John Gibson, Newsboy, 13 years of age. Selling newspapers 7 years. Ave...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1522. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

Louis Birch, 4th & Pine Sts. Newsboy, 12 years of age. Just started selling. Made 10 cents one day. Father dead. While not under any compulsion to sell papers, Louis, of his own accord, took it up in order to help support his widowed mother. Louis is a brother of Stanley Birch, whose full history is contained in the text of the general report. Louis stays out until 12:30 every night and goes with his brother, Stanley, who is a messenger, on all calls because Stanley is afraid to be out on the street alone at night. Louis is clean, bright and willing. Visits saloons. Don't smoke. Works 9 hours per day. Gives money to mother. May 1910. Investigator, Edward F. Brown. Location: Wilmington, Delaware Photo by Lewis W. Hine

Louis Birch, 4th & Pine Sts. Newsboy, 12 years of age. Just started se...

Title from NCLC caption card. In album: Street trades. Hine no. 1528. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. General information about the ... More

Groups of workers in Delaware Hosiery Mill. Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Groups of workers in Delaware Hosiery Mill. Location: Wilmington, Dela...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 1564. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divisio... More