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Delmarva area flour and feed mills photographs

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Hagley Museum and Library. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Creator:
Wooten, Orlando
Title:
Delmarva area flour and feed mills photographs
Date:
1964-1975
Call Number:
269
Extent:
28 images
General Physical Description:
28 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
Location:
GL Box 2.
Language:
English
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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Biography/History

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

Scope and Contents

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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Publication Information

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department,  2014

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • 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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