Wawaset Park photographs1919
Wawaset Park was a planned residential community built by the DuPont Company around 1918 for its executives in Wilmington, Delaware. These panoramic photographs depict construction of homes and overall views of area, street scenes, and pictures of individual houses.
General Physical Description
24 photographic prints : silver gelatin ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. 4 photographic prints : panoramic photographs ; 10 x 110 in. or smaller.
Wawaset Park was a planned residential community built by the DuPont Company around 1918 for its executives in Wilmington, Delaware. The community featured a park-like design with a variety of house models available, originally priced from $5,000 to $14,000. Roads were narrow and garages were optional, as the area was on three trolley lines.
Scope and Content
Construction of houses in Wawaset Park, Wilmington, Delaware. Overall views of area, street scenes, and pictures of individual houses.
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