Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Evelyn Hamilton White scrapbook collection documents national, international and local events in Salisbury, Maryland. The materials date from 1933-1945 with the bulk of the material dating from the period of World War II, 1943-1945. International and national events including the death of Franklin Roosevelt, the abdication of Edward VIII and World War II are documented through newspaper clippings. Local events including weddings, anniversaries, death announcements and the ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Evelyn Jefferson Fox papers document the activities of her family members who resided on Taylor’s Island and in Federalsburg, Maryland. Records document the family’s activities through nineteenth-century correspondence and photographs. Two photographic scrapbooks from 1910-1920 also document the cultural landscape and family activities through photographic images and newspaper clippings of Ocean City, Federalsburg, and Taylors Island. Arrangement Statement: Folder ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Federated Garden Club of Maryland, District 1 records document the organization’s activities on the Eastern Shore of Maryland from 1930-2011 with the bulk of the records dating from 1987-2008. Regionally District 1 is comprised of Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester counties and their organized garden clubs. Activities including the semiannual meetings, special meetings, horticulture committee, and the newslett ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Fred T. Bradley document the activities of his family members, including his Uncle Milton Bradley’s active service in World War I, a copy of Florence Bradley’s passport, and his father’s obituary. Political memorabilia include a ticket stub from the 1912 Democratic National Convention and a fob from the McKinley-Hobart Presidential campaign of 1896. Also included is a copy of the Kangaroo Komplete Kompound brochure circa 1892, a type of farmer’s manu ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Freedom Ainsworth papers document the restoration and preservation efforts of three of the Manokin Historic District’s oldest structures Beckford Manor, Almodington and More And Case It (also known as Holly Hurst), located in Princess Anne, Md. The materials date from 1766-1767, 1803-1999 with the bulk of the material dating from the purchase and restoration of the three structures, 1967-1994. Restoration activities as well as property histories are documented via c ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Freeny family papers document the life of Lula Belle Freeny and the life accomplishments of her many family members and friends including Susan “Addie” Freeny, Munsey White, and Bessie Luffman in Hebron, Wicomico County, Maryland, 18891993 with the bulk of the material dating from 1908-1948. Personal and professional activities of their lives are documented through a series correspondences, military documents, education materials, photographs, and various other bo ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Mr. Fulton Allen document his personal interests which include folk art, travel, and theater as a resident of Salisbury, Maryland from 1920-1970s. Records include a scrapbook from Mr. Allen’s travels to the West Indies in 1937 with his friend, Conrad Long, as well as photographs and a cast list from the Wicomico Community Players, a local theater group which held productions at Wicomico High School. A second scrapbook features collected magazine covers and ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Gale J. Belser document her extensive family history research conducted from 1972-1999 and includes extensive histories of the Alford and Gale families of the Eastern Shore as well as other families from Cecil, Dorchester and Somerset Counties. Family histories are documented via correspondence with family members, pedigree charts, deeds and wills, obituaries, as well as church and marriage records. Arrangement Statement: The Gale J. Belser papers have been ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: This collection contains thirteen architectural drawings of the Berlin, MD structure called Genesar in 1980. The drawings were prepared by student architects of Florida A & M University. The drawings include a site plan, first floor plan, second floor plan, third floor plan, east elevation, west elevation, north elevation, longitudinal section, transverse section, and several individual details throughout the structure. 2 Subject Terms: General Terms Architecture--Marylan ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of George B. Nabb, Jr. document his thoughts and experiences through correspondence during World War II from 1942-1945, with the bulk of the material dating from 1943-1944, while Nabb was stationed in England and in Northern France as the Captain and Commanding Officer of Company D of the 115th Infantry Division of the National Guard. Correspondence was sent to his wife Georgia and son, George, who lived on his family’s farm in Cambridge, Maryland, and focus ...