Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The White and Leonard Drugstore records documents the changing storefront window displays through a series of photographs from 1932-1955 in Salisbury, Md. The photographs depict the various types of goods sold, but also highlight storefront design and marketing tools used by businesses. The collection also contains a scrapbook that documents White and Leonard’s newspaper ads during the 1950s. Furthermore the collection documents the Salisbury bicentennial parade in 1932 ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Wicomico County Board of Education records document the history of the schools and activities of the Board of Education in Wicomico County, Maryland with the bulk of the material relating to Salisbury, Maryland. The materials date from 1886-2009 with the bulk of the material dating from school activities and the integration of schools, 1960-1979. The evolution of school buildings in Wicomico County is documented through visual materials that include photographs and printe ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Wicomico High School, Class of 1960 records document the continuous relationships between students of Wicomico Senior High School’s Class of 1960, in Salisbury, Maryland, through their numerous class reunions and casual gatherings after their graduation. Their reunions and gatherings were often held at local restaurants, Greenhill Country Club, and Shoemaker Park. The records date from 1954–2012. The lasting relationships of the students in the Class of 1960 are exhib ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Willard Stevens papers are a series of scrapbooks documenting his life’s journey called “Walking Short”. He documents his childhood on the farm in Snow Hill, Maryland, his military stationing in the United States Army Air Corps in Florida, and his ministry years as a Methodist pastor. Stevens also notes national events including racial tensions of the Civil Rights movement, the deaths of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. and President John F. Kennedy, as well as t ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The William H. Edwards papers document the intensive research and preparation of a prominent Methodist Preacher from Virginia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Drawing inspiration directly from the Bible, religious articles, and other religious leaders, William H. Edwards’ created unique sermons and extracted details from short and long Biblical passages. The papers date from 1883-1958 and highlight his relationship with his wife, fraternity, and relig ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The William Middleton collection documents the financial records of Joshua Hamblin located in Worcester County, Maryland and ephemera from Wicomico and Worcester counties, Maryland. The materials date from 1821-1999 with the bulk of the material dating from 1830-1869 and document the financial records of Joshua Hamblin which include receipts, court records and land records. The materials from Joshua Hamblin came from William Middleton’s grandmother Margaret M. Middleton ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Wilson Family photograph collection documents the White, Woolford, Stanford and Tull families of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, including Salisbury, Princess Anne, and Somerset County, Maryland through a series of photographic prints from 1897-1920 with the bulk of the images dating from 1897-1900. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of the collection. Subject Terms: General T ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Woodrow T. Wilson are a comprehensive documentation of his extensive research conducted to author his four-volume series on Crisfield, Maryland and Somerset County, Maryland as well as numerous articles written for the Crisfield Times. Manuscripts, proof copies, and unpublished materials authored by Wilson and his associates are also included. The amassed collection of newspaper clippings, birth, marriage and death records, family histories and typed article ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Worcester Environmental Trust (WET) records reflect a movement to preserve the ecology of the Delmarva Peninsula. Joseph and Ilia Fehrer spearheaded activism within Worcester County, Md. from 1972 until 2002, but were also instrumental for petitioning and lobbying for numerous environmental causes along the Eastern Shore and Chesapeake Bay. The Worcester Environmental Trust records range from 1959 to 2004, and contain executive, financial, and legal records that demon ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The World War II Veterans project records document orally and written the histories of Wicomico County, Maryland men and women who served in the differing branches of the military during World War II. Written and audio evidence documents the veteran’s enlistment, rank, military unit, and where they were stationed for the duration of the war. Records were collected by Sylvia Bradley and the Westside Historical Society in 1995 with subsequent records periodically added in ...