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Whitaker, William, 1813-1878

Existence: 1813 - 1878


  • Existence: 1813 - 1878

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Whitaker family photographs

Accession: 1982-253

The Whitaker family of Philadelphia founded and operated William Whitaker & Sons, Inc., one of the oldest Philadelphia textile mills. The collection consists of photographs related to the family of William Whitaker. A number of the photographs feature buildings and bridges in and around Cedar Grove, Pennsylvania, now a part of Philadelphia. William Whitaker's mansion is featured in several of these images, with family gathered on the porch.

Dates: 1860-1913