Pauline A. Young, born in 1900, became a pioneering force in education, civil rights, and library sciences in segregated Wilmington, Delaware. She influenced generations through her work at Howard High School and extensive civil rights activism, leaving a lasting legacy.
Above: The Bangor, first iron steamer in America, built 1843-4 In 1842 the Wilmington outfit Betts, Pusey and Harlan, a builder of railroad cars, was a modest 20 person operation. That was all about to… Read More »Off-chance repair leads to first iron shipbuilding in USA