Woodlawn Trustees, Incorporated photographs

About this collection

The Woodlawn Trustees, Incorporated, is a non-profit real estate development firm responsible for maintaining affordable housing in the city of Wilmington and for ensuring the orderly development of large tracts of suburban land, mostly located in Brandywine Hundred. The online collection is a small sampling of images from the collection, which has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

    Image: Woodlawn Houses in Wilmington, Delaware. Click to view.

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Brandywine Greenways along the Brandywine Creek
Green space preserved by the Woodlawn Trustees.
Brandywine Greenways along the Brandywine Creek
Green space preserved by the Woodlawn Trustees.
Springer Street looking south from 7th Street in Wilmington, Del.
Houses of red brick and Quaker gray woodwork. Notice geraniums on one of the porches--a little park in the foreground with red clover in bloom.
Springer Street in Wilmington, Del.
Brick Houses with Quaker gray trimmings, asphalt pavements, young ginkgo trees. Flowers and shrubbery in yards.
Woodlawn Houses at Wilmington, Del.
A bird's eye view of a part of the district.
Woodlawn Houses at Wilmington, Del.
Northwest corner of 6th and Springer. Part of the first row that was built.
Woodlawn Houses at Wilmington, Del.
Backyards-Houses red brick, gray woodwork. Zinc ashcan, cement walk and iron fences. Bed of flowers outer circle made up of non blooming purple and green plants, with scarlet and pink geraniums in the center. Carnations in center not in bloom. On left a long bed of pansies, yellow , blue and purple.