Research & Collections News
June 26, 2020
History Hangout: William H. Rau, James Zellner, & the Mauch Chunk Lantern Slides
In the Fall of 2019, Skylar Harris, the Hagley Library's Digitization and Metadata Coordinator began a project to digitize the library's unprocessed collections of glass plate images associated with the Ph
May 28, 2020
A Civil War Confederate's Coat in Delaware? A Research Odyssey with the Hagley Historian
While putting together a Civil War exhibit for the Hagley Museum in 2012, Hagley historian Lucas Clawson found a curious thing in the Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont Collection: an item identified as a Confederate coat.
May 27, 2020
History Hangout: Where did all the Strikers Go? by Michael DiCamillo
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 1981 there were 145 strikes and other work stoppages caused by employee/employer disputes. Since 1981, the U.S. labor force averaged only 32 strikes and work stoppages per year.