Hagley, Business History & The Jewish Community
Annual Meeting & Program of the Jewish Historical Society of Delaware
Marty Mand will provide a brief overview of notable individuals from the Du Pont Company who held leadership positions in Delaware's Jewish community.
Roger Horowitz, director of The Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society will introduce selections from Hagley's research collections documenting the history of American business, technology and industrial design. The review will include material from David Sarnoff and the RCA Corporation, the Bronfman family and Seagram's Distillery and Irving S. Shapiro, CEO of the Du Pont Company.
This program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will follow.
Reservations are recommended. Reserve your seat by visiting the Jewish Historical Society of Delaware's website or calling (302) 655-6232.
Please use Hagley's 298 Buck Road entrance and follow the sign's to the Soda House building.
History professor and private pilot Alan Meyer provides an engaging account of the post-World War II aviation community.
A special museum store sale for Hagley members - three days only!
Edward Balleisen traces the history of fraud in America from P. T. Barnum through Bernie Madoff.