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Lonaconing Silk Mill (cover)


Cover of Silk Mill Book Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



The Lonaconing Silk Mill 1907-1957


An Allegany High School
Maryland Student Service Alliance
Oral History




ID:
acsm098

Creator:
Allegany High School, Oral history project

Rights:
Allegany High School, Cumberland

Notes:
On page 4 is a notice that the colorful labels displayed on the cover were known as 'chop marks'. They were slips of paper packaged with the silk skeins to identify the raw silk producer in Japan.

Date:
1999

Collection Location:
Cumberland, Maryland

Original Size:
28 cms x 22 cms

Contributor:
Anne Failing, Erin Degyansky, Chris Jewell, Amber Sallerson, Dan Whetzel and Mike Lewis

Subject:
Allegany County (Md.), History; Lonaconing, Allegany County (Md.), History; Lonaconing Silk Mill; Silk mills, History.

Coverage:
Allegany County (Md.), 1907-1957

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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