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Wilmington Public Library
Wilmington Public Library
TitleWilmington Public Library
Digitized Materialcolor postcard
Coverage-SpatialWilmington, Delaware
SubjectLibrary buildings Delaware
Public libraries
DescriptionOn Front: Rodney Square, showing Public Library and Delaware Trust Building, Wilmington, Del.; On Back: Wilmington was settled by the Swedish in 1638 on the banks of the Christiana River and named Christianaham, this was taken by the Dutch in 1655, with the English taking control in 1664. The city of Wilmington was laid out in 1731. it is now the largest city in Delaware and is important for its large domestic and foreign trade and its many large industries.
PublisherALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ThemeLibrary Postcards
Work Dimensions-Measurement14.0 x 8.9 cm
Resource IdentifierALA0000445
Date Created2008-10-29
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
CollectionSjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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