Frank R. Zebley photograph albums

About this collection

The Frank R. Zebley photograph albums includes nearly 1500 historical photographs from the city of Wilmington, locations around the state of Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania, and other places of interest in the mid-Atlantic region. For a detailed description of the collection, click here to view the finding aid.

    A special thanks to Hagley volunteer Jean Abplanalp for her photograph research on this collection.
    Image: Surf fishing on Sunset Beach at Cape May Point. Click to view.

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King Street (1308-1310)
1308: unknown owner; 1310: residence of Captain Thomas Starr, [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
Electric engine to Washington
Photo taken from a train bound for Washington, DC., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
National Guard encampment
Governor and staff with Delaware National Guard personnel at the yearly encampment., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Twenty-fifth Street houses [?]
Duplex homes recently built. Construction continues nearby., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Car and driver
Driver (Alex Rodgers) in automobile; license issued in 1924., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
War memorial arch
Monument over Baltimore Pike on bridge over Crum Creek reads: 'Erected to those from Delaware County who served in the Great World War.' Monument was demolished in 1958 when highway was widened., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Red Men's Hall
Probably Delaware Avenue in Wilmington, Delaware, [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
Franklin Street houses
Stone house under construction, possibly a duplex. 1800 block of Franklin Street - north side of the street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Koester Garage
Stone garage building with sign for Atlantic Refining Co. Automobile Gasoline. Where Concord Avenue becomes Concord Pike near Broom Street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Boy
Unidentified young African American boy at unknown location., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Garden
Garden, probably in the backyard of the Zebley family home at 1302 King Street., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Lyndell Bridge
Covered bridge in village of Lyndell shortly before its demolition in 1932., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Potash School
located in what is now Lake Forest School District -- built in1931 as part of Harrington special school district, [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
Beach, ocean, and pier
Ocean surf near bulkheads; Convention Center and pier in background., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Chris King's farm
Waters from this spring pass under the Reading Railroad; near the Reading Railroad is the farm of Chris King where a water wheel is used to pump water., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Red Men's home marker
Entry way to \"Red Men's Fraternal Home of Delaware\, [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
Ducks
Ducks on property of C.H. Brice, a Wilmington contractor and builder who lived at 501 West 26th Street., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Garden at 1302 King Street
Potted plant photographed inside the Price-Comfort-Zebley home; plant resembles a titan arum ., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Buildings
County Courthouse on \"Georgetown Circle,\" northeast corner, [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
Canby-Rumford House - Market Street
This home is believed to have been built by Samuel Canby in 1791. His descendants occupied the house until 1933. Later, the home was used for a short period by Bishop Philip Cook of the Diocese of Delaware., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Legislative Hall
Built on the Green in Dover, Delaware's state capitol, Legislative Hall was constructed in 1933 to house the House of Representatives and the Senate. Chambers and offices of the House and Senate are on the first floor; the second floor holds the Governor's suite and the Secretary of State., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Pop Price's spring
Called 'Pop Price's spring' because Benjamin Price, after retirement in 1890, walked to this spring every day to drink water. He was the last of the Brandywine grist millers at Brandywine Bridge., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Black Brandywine - source
Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Mary Eastburn
Mary Eastburn tending chickens., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
John Handy's home
Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Abiah Taylor house
Brick home of Abiah Taylor, dated 1724 by a gable stone. Brickwork appears to be Flemish bond., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Sesqui-Centennial Exposition
Small steam ships docked at Sesqui-Centennial fairgrounds at League Island Park in South Philadelphia., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Dorlan's Mill
James M. Dorlan bought property in 1832 along the Brandywine River and operated it as a paper mill; the mill manufactured cardboard for fifty years., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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 (Marie) flowers
Chester-Bethel Cemetery, adjacent to church on Foulk Road in North Wilmington, Delaware, [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
Frank Zebley's Dodge automobile
Believed to be first Dodge automobile owned by Frank Zebley - Delaware License # 9975., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Geary's house
Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Washington inauguration
Preparations for the inauguration in Washington at the Capitol., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
US Naval Academy
Midshipmen walking on streets at the U.S. Naval Academy., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
US Naval Academy
Waterfront at the U.S. Naval Academy., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Armistice Parade
Parade passing DuPont Building in November 1918 taken from window of Old Courthouse building. Parade held in celebration of the end of World War I., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Hopewell M.E. Church
Organized in 1782, this church was first known as Batten's because services were originally held in the home of James Batten. The stone church was built in 1913., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Airship
Airship flying over unknown location, possibly the Zebley family home at 1302 King Street., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Frank Zebley's Dodge automobile
Believed to be first Dodge automobile owned by Frank Zebley - Delaware License # 9975., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Wallace Avenue Bridge
Iron bridge near Downingtown., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Franklin Street houses
New houses under construction on Franklin Street. 1800 block of Franklin Street - north side of the street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
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., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Reed's Road Bridge
Bridge that replaced the old wooden bridge on Reed's Road., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Indian River
Indian River Inlet bridge after damage, [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
Derrickson's farm
Derrickson's farm., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Fort McHenry grounds
Named for Col. James McHenry of Baltimore, an aide to Gen. Washington during the Revolutionary War and who served as Secretary of War from 1796-1800(?). Fort McHenry is located on Whetstone Point on Patapsco River, featured star-shaped dungeons, and housed 6,000 prisoners during the Civil War. Francis Scott Key wrote The Star Spangled Banner there, so the fort was designated a national park in 1925., [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
Armistice Parade
Parade passing DuPont Building in November 1918 taken from window of Old Courthouse building. Parade held in celebration of the end of World War I., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Above Dorlan
Farm buildings above the village of Dorlan., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Franklin Street houses
Row of completed homes. 1800 block of Franklin Street - north side of the street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Brown's (widow)
unknown location, [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
Dauneport, home of Amy du Pont
Located on Old Kennett Road outside Wilmington, the mansion was built in 1933 for Amy du Pont, a noted horsewoman, and designed to be similar to George Washington's Virginia home, 'Mount Vernon.' The architect was Mrs. Mary Craig and the builder was George McCauley and Son. In 1949, the home was given to nephew, Eugene du Pont III; Dauneport is no longer owned by the du Pont family., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Dampman Road
Wooden road and bridge over sizable stream., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Twenty-sixth Street houses
Completed homes. Sign on porch reads 'Speakman Shower Bath, Hot Water Heat, $2895, Frank R. Zebley, 1302 King St.' Twenty-sixth Street between Monroe and Market Streets - east side of the street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Washington Memorial Bridge
View of the Brandywine below Washington Street Bridge., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Billy Buckalew
Billy Buckalew seated in kettle probably in the backyard of 1302 King Street, home of the Zebleys., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Ingram's Mill
This mill obtains its water power from a dam on Valley Creek which empties into the Brandywine near old Strasburg Road between West Chester and Lancaster., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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 (Marie) flowers
Chester-Bethel Cemetery, adjacent to church on Foulk Road in North Wilmington, Delaware, [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
Nanticoke
Possibly a school for Nanticoke Indian students., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Orange Street houses
Work continues on home construction. 919 Orange Street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Princeton University
Nassau Hall at Princeton University., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Pine Street Bridge
Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Geary's Party - 7th Haven
Geary's Party at Seventh Haven, [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
Beach, ocean, and pier
Ocean City Convention Center; pier reaching into the surf., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
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., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Downingtown
Concrete bridge spans the Brandywine Creek entering Downingtown., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Buildings
Street scene - several stores, grocery store on left, C. W. Needham, probably soda shop with Coca Cola sign, only Diamond State can't be read on sign, [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
Washington Memorial Bridge
View of bridge from northern approach with trolley tracks in road., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Max Simon
Man named Max Simon in army uniform., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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 (Marie) grave flowers
Chester-Bethel Cemetery, adjacent to church on Foulk Road in North Wilmington, Delaware, [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
Boats
Boats used for fishing and crabbing, both commercial and recreational, at Little Creek on the Delaware Bay. Photo shows waterfront scene., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Franklin Street houses
Duplex homes -- one for sale. 1800 block of Franklin Street - north side of the street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Storm damage
Damage occurred during storm on June 25, 1924., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Delaware State Fair
Sideshows at the Delaware State Fair., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Thomas Tracy Beached
The freighter, Thomas Tracy, ran aground at Brooklyn Avenue, Rehoboth Beach in a hurricane in 1944. The ship Merrimac came ashore at the same location in 1918 and sank. The Tracy sat on top of the Merrimacs remains., [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
Brandywine River
Scene along unidentified stretch of the Brandywine River with bridge in background., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
William M. Field's home
The home of William M. Field, son-in-law of James Riddle, who helped run cotton mills., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
South Park Drive
A fountain to accommodate horses above Park Drive along the Brandywine River., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
1103 Market Street
Italiate style home viewed from the front. Home is next door to Draper House., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Cross (Wayside)
[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
Red Men's Hall
Location unknown., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Boats
Boats used for fishing tied at docks in front of homes in Leipsic., [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
Unknown location
Early model automobile in yard near outbuildings; workmen in background., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
House of Representatives interior
Interior photos taken when Frank Zebley served in the State House of Representatives., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Twenty-sixth Street houses
Completed homes and several under construction at end of row of houses. Twenty-sixth Street between Monroe and Market Streets - east side of the street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Pontiac automobile
Pontiac automobile with license that reads '9 489 Del. '34.', Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Dauneport, home of Amy du Pont
Located on Old Kennett Road outside Wilmington, the mansion was built in 1933 for Amy du Pont, a noted horsewoman, and designed to be similar to George Washington's Virginia home, 'Mount Vernon.' The architect was Mrs. Mary Craig and the builder was George McCauley and Son. In 1949, the home was given to nephew, Eugene du Pont III; Dauneport is no longer owned by the du Pont family., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Fireman Pat Ward
Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Oliphant (CC & Sons) Ins.
Business specializing in sheet metal work, roofing and heating. Unknown location., [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
Canby Garden
Along race near Bishopstead in park., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Monument
Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Buck Bridge
One of several bridges across the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal at various locations. This one is in the vicinity of an area known later as Summit Bridge, Route 896., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Market Street Bridge
Newer concrete bridge built in 1928 at Market Street., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Beaver Branch
Water in wooded area, probably Beaver Branch near Beaver Valley and Talleyville; merges into the Brandywine River., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Red Lion Tavern (Inn)
An Inn was located at the junctions of Routes 7 and 71 as early as 1765. After a fire, a second Inn was built facing Route 71, and, in 1791, President George Washington stopped here at the sign of the Red Lyon en route to Mount Vernon., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Princeton University
Cleveland Tower building at Princeton University., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Firemen's parade
Unknown group of men, possible a drum corps., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Unidentified homes
Rear of unidentified brick duplexes, presumably in the Baynard Village or Brandywine Village neighborhoods., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Sixteenth and French Streets
At Sixteenth and French streets this home was occupied first by William Poole, and later by Tilghman Johnston., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Monument to Robert Reynolds
Funeral monument to Robert Reynolds., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Derrickson's farm
Sheep at Derrickson's farm., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Twenty-sixth Street houses
Homes under construction. Sign reads 'Speakman Shower Baths, Hot Water Heat, $2895, Frank R. Zebley, 1302 King St. Bell Phone 1300.' Twenty-sixth Street between Monroe and Market Streets - east side of the street., Houses in Wilmington constructed by Frank R. Zebley, Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Springton
Ruins of one of the houses used by employees of Springton Forge when it was in operation., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Dorlan Bridge - view from bridge
View of the Brandywine River from Dorlan Bridge., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Hayes, McVey, and Taylor at Legislative Hall
On the steps of Legislative Hall at the Delaware state capitol in Dover. These men are probably legislators., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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
Firemen's parade
Firemen representing Bellefonte, Delaware., Description researched and written by Hagley volunteer Jeanne Abplanalp, [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

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