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10456948875?profile=RESIZE_710xHistorical Society Executive Director Winnie Diggans Edwards (left) counts on volunteers like Dan Kowalski and Connie Cook Lyons to keep the Heritage Gardens thriving. Photos by Jan Engoren/The Coastal Star

By Jan Engoren

On a beautiful Friday mornin

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Along the Coast: Fish tales!

From fishing queens and charter boats

to tackle and trophies, Delray show reels in

history in a catchy way

7960656057?profile=originalFishing around Delray Beach was portrayed in an alluring way to motorists who spotted this billboard.
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The Wueppers, Smiths and others on Delray

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Delray Beach: Oral history project funded

7960536678?profile=originalIn 1962 the Interracial Committee was formed to seek harmony

amid the unresolved resistance to integration of the beach.

7960536287?profile=originalDelray Beach Police Chief R.C. Croft displays items

confiscated under an ordinance that allowed police to search vehicles.

Photo

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7960524890?profile=originalA postcard advertises one of the Boston’s site’s early incarnations as the Hotel Del-Sol.

Photo provided by Delray Beach Historical Society

7960525065?profile=originalBoston’s, with the Upper Deck above.

Photo provided

7960525676?profile=originalWhere else would hockey sticks decorate the dance floor, e

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7960525866?profile=originalDelray Beach Historical Society President Leslie Callaway addresses the crowd

during the the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Delray Beach Historical Society charter signing.


INSET BELOW: A portrait of Ethel Sterling Williams.

Tim Stepien/The Coa

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Boca Delray Music Society Luncheon: Delray Beach Club

Celebration of Old Delray: The Colony Cabana Club

Closet Couture Luncheon: Benvenuto’s, Boynton Beach

Heading to College: Brianna Ritota, Ocean Ridge

Impact 100 Palm Beach County: $100,000 grant

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