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Albert E. Kruse
Date: American architect, 1897–1974
Biography: Born in Wilmington, Albert Kruse was a respected architect in the region, and his prints typically depict historic buildings in Delaware. Kruse attended Wilmington Friends School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In the 1920s, he worked for the Boston firm Maginnis and Walsh and for Day and Klauder in Philadelphia. During the Great Depression he participated in the New Deal program called the Historic American Buildings Survey, directing the survey of structures in Delaware and the Eastern Shore.