Black-and-white photoprints of mills, taken ca. 1916-1917, some captioned in shorthand; a notebook, also in shorthand; two postcards of mills; a typescript essay entitled "On the Hunting of Old Mills"; and maps, presumably used to find the mills. Of those captioned, most of the mills in the captioned photographs are in Maryland and Virginia.
Biographical / Historical:
Washington, D.C. lawyer and amateur photographer.
Donated by Darius A. Ogden to the National Museum of American History's Division of Work and Industry (then called the Division of Engineering and Industry) in 1993.
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