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Houston-White Company Mill & Basket Factory, Main Street & Railroad Avenue, Millsboro, Sussex County, DE



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Item Title


Location
Main Street & Railroad Avenue, Millsboro, DE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DE-6
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-4).
Building/structure dates: 1905 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1950 subsequent work
Significance: The history of the Houston-White company demonstrates how changes in agricultural production significantly altered the produce basket industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Subjects
Agriculture
Depressions
War (World War II)


Related Names
Houston
White , William J. P.
Perry, John
Chicago Bridge & Iron Works
Erie City Iron Works
Ericcson Merritt, Incorporated
Foote, Charles A., Photographer
Edmonson, James M., Historian
Smith, Raymond W., Historian
Davis, Dennis L., Delineator
Anderson, K. D., Delineator
Campbell, Deborah A., Delineator
Derganc, Christopher S., Historian
Rineer, George W., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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