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Delmarva area flour and feed mills photographs

Accession 1989.269

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
research@hagley.org

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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Delmarva area flour and feed mills photographs (Accession 1989.269), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Delmarva area flour and feed mills photographs
Dates: 1964-1975
Accession Number: 1989.269
Creator: Wooten, Orlando
Extent: 28 images
Physical Description: 28 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
Location: GL Box 2.
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: Orlando Wootten (1909-1997) was the photographer for the Salisbury (Maryland) Daily Times and Wicomico Historical Society. Collection consists of documentary views of three flour and feeds mills from the Delmarva area
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Biographical Note

Orlando Wootten (1909-1997) was the photographer for the Salisbury (Maryland) Daily Times and Wicomico Historical Society.

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Scope and Content

Collection consists of documentary views of three flour and feeds mills from the Delmarva area: Records flour and feed mill (Laurel, Del.); Double Mill (Mardela, Md.); Linchester Roller mill (Preston, Md.). The photographs include interiors showing some machinery, exteriors, and some millers. The views are identified, and some have detailed captions. The machines shown include a packer (filling machine), a cleaning machine, rolling grinding machines, sifter, a scale, cockle machine, hammer mill.

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Access Points

Feed mills--Delaware.
Flour mills--Delmarva Peninsula.
Mills and mill-work--History.--Delaware--Sussex County
Mills and mill-work--History.--Maryland--Caroline County
Mills and mill-work--History.--Maryland--Wicomico County
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