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Aerial view of the Whittier Mills, Chattahoochee, Georgia [graphic]

Aerial view of the Whittier Mills, Chattahoochee, Georgia [graphic]

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Title:
Aerial view of the Whittier Mills, Chattahoochee, Georgia [graphic]
Description:
Aerial view of the Whittier Mills, Chattahoochee, Georgia. Gelatin silver print, [1947-54]. Image depicts an aerial view of the Whittier Mills in Chattahoochee, Georgia. The plant is one story, with multiple sections, and a chimney in the rear. All of the buildings have been identified in red ink on the photograph, such as the weave room, the cloth room, the slasher room, the office, the shipping room, etc., as well as separate buildings from the main plant, such as the dye house, the carpenter shop, and several warehouses. The Chattahoochee River is identified in the background. Houses are visible in the foreground in front of the plant, but behind the plant is rural area. The Whittier Mills Co. manufactured cotton wrapping twine, cable and fire hose cord, weaving yarn and sewing thread. See 1992.126.3-4 for aerial views from a wider angle. 50.5 x 40.5 cm. (OCLC)
Date:
1947–1954
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Gelatin silver prints
Aerial photographs
Location:
American Textile History Museum
Collection (local):
Osborne Library
Subjects:
Textile factories
Whittier Mills Company
Places:
GeorgiaChattahoochee (county)
Extent:
1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; 50.5 x 40.5 cm
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Preferred Citation:
Courtesy of American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA
Notes:
The Whittier Mills Co. manufactured cotton wrapping twine, cable and fire hose cord, weaving yarn and sewing thread.
Notes (object):
Condition: Good
Language:
English
Accession #:
1992.126.2