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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.
The Orchards after the flood
On March 5, 1920, the Brandywine River overflowed its banks as a blizzard struck Wilmington. Forty city blocks were flooded. Considerable damage and flooding resulted to an area known as "The Orchards" where boathouses, docks and boats were anchored on the Brandywine River near the Eleventh St. Bridge . It is believed an associate of Frank Zebley, C.H. Brice, kept a boat here. Brice appears in photo.
Zebley-Hoffecker collection of Frank R. Zebley photograph albums (Accession 1968.012)
1 photographic print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Zebley-Hoffecker collection of Frank R. Zebley photograph albums (Accession 1968.012), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Zebley, Frank R., 1883-1960
Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp
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