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Aerial view of the Whittier Mills plant and surrounding housing, Chattahoochee, Georgia [graphic]

Aerial view of the Whittier Mills plant and surrounding housing, Chattahoochee, Georgia [graphic]

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Title:
Aerial view of the Whittier Mills plant and surrounding housing, Chattahoochee, Georgia [graphic]
Description:
Aerial view of the Whittier Mills plant and surrounding housing, Chattahoochee, Georgia. Gelatin silver print, [1947-54]. Image depicts an aerial view of the Whittier Mills in Chattahoochee, Georgia. The plant is seen in the center left, with houses in rows on the right, probably company housing; the entire area is outlined in red ink. Another outlined area of houses is in the center right of the photo. Two roads run through the area at a 90 degree angle to each other. The Whittier Mills Co. manufactured cotton wrapping twine, cable and fire hose cord, weaving yarn and sewing thread. See 1992.126.3 for another aerial view from a much wider angle than this, and 1992.126.2 for an aerial view that includes only the main plant area. 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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Terms of Use:
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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 #:
1992.126.4