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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Shellmire's Dam
This dam has a long mill race that once led to a corn mill built by Tom Moore in 1716 and located in Downingtown on Lancaster Pike., 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
Mauch Chunk - Coal Factory
Coal-processing factory, [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
Naval ships
Possibly training ships for midshipmen at the US 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
Lewis' Mills
The grist mill, built in 1762 by Mordecai Piersol, is named for Samuel Lewis who operated it in 1850., 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
Horse drawn fire wagon with large tank and bells in parade with firemen., 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
Marsh
A view of the Marsh Brandywine., 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
Building fire
Burned remains of unknown building in Seaford, [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
Concord Avenue houses
Interior view of wooden staircases in Concord Avenue homes. Concord Avenue south of Van Buren Street - west 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
Old Bethel
The photograph shows the rear view of the deteriorated Old Bethel Church; the church was located on Foulk Road north of Wilmington., 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
Josephine Gardens
This fountain was built by Colonel Ernest Smith in the park in memory of his wife Josephine Tatnall Smith, and dedicated on April 20, 1933., 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
Concord Avenue and Monroe Street
Homes under construction possibly by Frank 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
Franklin Street houses
Digging a new foundation. 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
Bethel graveyard
Grave marker of C. Victor Zebley (1856-1925) decorated with Christmas greens, [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
Two soldiers
Army soldiers in jeep., 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
Lake Avenue
Encampment of tents for soldiers., 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
Various fire trucks in parade., 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
12th St. - Market & Orange
Street scene on 12th Street between Market & Orange Streets, [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
Garages in Snow
Garages built by Frank Zebley. Man in picture listed as Menton., 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
Construction continues on Franklin Street project. 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
Demolition of 1881 Courthouse
Old Wilmington Courthouse, constructed in 1881, is demolished to erect a new building for joint use of city and county governments. John J. Raskob was instrumental in securing property by leading civic-minded citizens for the project., 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
Cathedral at Princeton University; young woman walking in foreground., 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
View of the Delaware State Fair showing two Ferris Wheels in the 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
Cupola Dam
Bridge at dam., 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
Shaw's Bridge - view from bridge
Looking upstream from Shaw's bridge over the Brandywine., 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
Workmen preparing site for construction with supervisor observing. Twenty-sixth Street between Monroe and Market Streets., 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
Lyndell Bridge
Bridge that replaced the old covered bridge in the village of Lyndell. River appears to be flooding., 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
Mill Creek Meeting House
In 1841, a stone meeting house was built by 33 Quaker Friends, who had been meeting in the residence of James Thompson since 1838. In 1888, there were 50 members., 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
St. Mary's (Cannon)
Cannons were dug up after excavation for replica statehouse building., [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
Susquehanna River
The Susquehanna River near Conowingo, Maryland., 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
1901 Market Street
Thomas Lea, Joseph Tatnall's son-in-law, built this home circa 1800. The house remained in the family until 1930. Restoration of the home was provided by Old Brandywine Village, Inc., 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 one of the marker tablets listing Delaware's dead in World War II (WWII)., 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
Gettysburg Battlefield
Winged Victory monument at Gettysburg Battlefield., 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
Beach scene
Beach and pier at Convention Center in Cape May., 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
Front and Shipley Streets
Street scene with early automobiles in picture, as well as large billboards for Lucky Strike cigarettes and Willys-Knight automobiles., 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 (above)
View of Lea Mills and other buildings along Brandywine from 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
Airship
Airships used by the U.S. Navy. One of the bases was at Lakehurst, N.J., 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
Chestertown
Automobile damaged after accident., 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
Baltimore & Ohio Highway bridge
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) bridge was converted from a railroad bridge into a highway bridge in 1922., 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
Concord Avenue houses
Concord Avenue homes completed. Concord Avenue south of Van Buren Street - west 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
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
Boats
Waterfront scene at Solomon's Island., [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
Madison Street houses
Unknown man standing in front of row of homes for sale. 2400 block of North Madison Street - south 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
Beach and ocean
Breaking waves in surf on the beach., 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
Freshet
Man surveying damage from storm and flood near Eleventh 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
Men at Legislative Hall
These men are probably legislators of the Delaware Assembly on the steps of Legislative Hall in Dover., 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
Buick automobile near covered bridge
Believed to be the covered bridge over White Clay Creek., 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
Bett's house
The house, owned by Jeannette Betts, was built by Peter Lowber circa 1750 and was known as the Lowber Plantation., [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
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
Houses
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
Freshet
Boat moved and probably damaged by storm and flood., 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
Merlo Paup's spring house
Covered spring house on Merlo Paup's property. This spring joins with others to form a brook that becomes the Eastern 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
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad bridge
The original steel Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Bridge (background), was completed in 1884. In 1909, B&O built the stone arch bridge (foreground), and the old steel bridge was turned over to New Castle County. It was converted into a highway bridge in 1922., 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 at Bethany Beach
Exercise in firing of artillery guns in demonstration of the Delaware National Guard at Bethany Beach. Exercises usually held on the beach, with guns shot over the Atlantic Ocean., 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
Washington Street Bridge
A man driving a sleigh with horse along the Brandywine near Washington Street Bridge, Wilmington., 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
Paup's spring
Wooden road over brook below Paup's properties. This spring joins with others to form a brook that becomes the Eastern 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
Railroad wreck
Pennsylvania Railroad train derailed in Marcus Hook. The locomotive is turned on its side., 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
Houses
Street scene in Harrington, 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
1303 Market Street
One of four houses built in 1826 by James Price for his four children on Market Street or 'Brandywine Walk' between Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets. This one built for son John H. Price. Exterior changes made on this home from earlier 1933 photo., 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
Pollock's Mill
Beaver Creek adds water to the Brandywine Creek and W.I. Pollock's grist mill uses that creek as it flows into the Brandywine. Mill is located on 'Aston Terrace' - 500 acres owned by George Aston prior to 1739. Aston's son-in-law, Roger Hunt built the grist mill between 1739 and 1752., 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
McKinley Memorial
Along Park Drive near the Van Buren Street Bridge, is a tablet honoring President William McKinley., 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
Railroad wreck
Train wreck on railroad tracks in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Appears to be a special train car, with advertising that reads 'Christy Bros. Annual Show.', 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
Marsh Brandywine
This covered bridge crosses over a large stream called 'Marsh Brandywine,' which empties 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
Concord Avenue houses
Bathroom interior with toilet and bathtub in Concord Avenue homes. Concord Avenue south of Van Buren Street - west 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
Cornog Bridge - view from bridge
View of creek from Cornog 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
Bathing beach dedication
Dedication of Marshalls Pond bathing beach and playground, July 18, 1942. Mayor Edward Evans is shaking hands with unknown man. Beach created because war rationing of gasoline prevented people from driving to beaches on the coast., 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
Smith and Painter's
Began in 1866 as a drugstore at Seventh and Market Streets, it expanded into a large manufacturing plant of natural fruit juices and flavors. They employed 40 to 50 people - Hires Company bought it and used it for several years. Buildings later were the site of US Fire Apparatus Company, and a garage until 1934, when torn down to make approaches to Church 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
Gravesite - Shields
Grave of Martin F. Shields, August 3, 1880 - September 26, 1912, covered with funeral flowers., 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 House / Old Town hall
The Market House / Old Town hall was built in 1823 on the northwest corner of Delaware and Second Streets. The open arcade led to the stalls of the town market in the rear that had been held there since 1682., 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 P. Bancroft Memorial
A bronze tablet set in a boulder of Brandywine granite commemorates the work of William Bancroft as the father of the Wilmington parks system., 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
People at Bethany Beach
Governor McMullen with legislators and their families at the annual Delaware National Guard 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
Storm damage
Street scene showing damaged roof on building in row behind trolley. 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
Rockford houses
Homes of Bancroft employees who worked in the 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
Garages in Snow
Garages built by Frank 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
Franklin Street houses
Foundation work on new homes near Brandywine River; work continues on new home. 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
Bank of Delaware
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
1302 King Street
Built about 1798, this home belonged to Benjamin Price, the miller, and has been occupied by the Comfort-Price-Zebley family since 1830., 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
The governor and other politicians 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
House chamber in Legislative Hall
Interior view of Legislative Hall at Dover, capitol of the state 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
Lew Frazier
Lew Frazier was an acquaintance of Frank 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
1305 Market Street
One of four houses built in 1826 by James Price for his four children on Market Street or 'Brandywine Walk' between Thirteenth and Fourteenth streets. Occupied by daughter Margaret Platen., 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
Franklin Street houses
Beginning construction of homes on Franklin Street project. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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