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History Matters digs into Delaware's past each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.  It's produced in collaboration with the Delaware Historical Society with help from partners at the Delaware Public Archives, Hagley Museum and the Lewes Historical Society

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History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

Last month’s 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion brought a renewed interest in World War II history, including here in the First State.

In this month’s History Matters, Delaware Public Media visited the Delaware Public Archives for a look at its “Delaware during World War II” exhibit.

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History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

With the annual St. Anthony’s Italian Festival just over a week away, this month’s History Matters heads to the festival’s home: Wilmington’s Little Italy.

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History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

In honor of the Delaware Historical Society celebrating its 150th anniversary next month, April's History Matters examines how the DHS came to be, where it is now, and where group intends to go in the future.

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

March’s History Matters looks at the life and legacy of Thelma Young, a woman who helped to pave the way for women and African Americans in Delaware.

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History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

February’s History Matters examines an item offering new insight into Delaware State University’s past.

History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

January’s History Matters visits the David Sarnoff Library collection at the Hagley Museum and Library to examine one man's impact on communication technology.

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History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

This month’s History Matters visits the Delaware Historical Society's exhibit "Forging Faith, Building Freedom: African American Faith Experiences in Delaware."

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History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

August’s History Matters visits the Legacy of Currier and Ives exhibit currently on display at the Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover.

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History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

July’s History Matters examines the history of the Rehoboth Art League and the historic Peter Marsh House that it occupies.

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History Matters digs into the Delaware Historical Society’s archives each month to explore connections between key people, places, and events in history and present-day news.

June’s History Matters explores the history of the Wilmington's Old Town Hall and its role within the city.

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