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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Exterior view of Ellendale Colored School prior to new construction
One room schoolhouse with wooden siding and shingles before being replaced by a new building in 1922. Adjacent church is visible behind the school.
#195 C-9 on the Franklin Map of 1930. Located in or near Ellendale, Delaware near present day Rt. 113, nortwest of Milton on Rt.16.
Education and school buildings were begun and supported by the local churches. Often the ministers filled the role of educator because there was a lack of teachers available. Some schools began as Sabbath Schools and often contained adults in their classes who were unable to attend on weekdays.
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Delaware School Auxiliary AssociationDu Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954--Contributions in education.
1 gelatin silver print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Delaware School Auxiliary Association photographs (Accession 1969.044)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Delaware School Auxiliary Association photographs (Accession 1969.044), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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