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Drumm / Mills Family photo album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-002

Scope and Content note

This album contains 388 photographs related to the Drumm and Mills families, often during trips taken in their automobiles. The photos are mainly portraits, showing the personality of the family members. There is a large assortment of individuals shown in the photos, however only two are labeled with names. The Mills family could potentially be based in Lock Haven, PA or more specifically East Renovo, PA, as some of the photographs appear to have been taken there. There are photographs of early automobiles, a circus parade, circus posters, a sign for Penn State Forestry Camp, and various vacation destinations. The families appear to have documented their excursions to the beach, the Gettysburg Battlefield, Mount Vernon, and other outdoor locations.

Dates

  • 1913 - 1918

Access

This collections is open for research use.

Use restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

This information has been gathered from internal sources, and is the best speculation regarding the individuals in this album.

Mont. M. Mills. Records from the State Highway Department of Pennsylvania connect him with a vehicle pictured in the album with the license plate 99061 in California, Pennsylvania in June 1917.

Drumm children.Two photographs of infants in the album are labeled with the last name Drumm. This family was potentially located in Philadelphia.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This album contains 388 photographs related to the Drumm and Mills families, often during trips taken in their automobiles. The photos are mainly portraits, showing the personality of the family members.

Arrangement

Photographs are arranged in original order, roughly chronological. They are grouped together by excursion and/or group of people.

Acquisition

The Drum / Mills Family Album was purchased by Special Collections, Haverford College in 2015 from Garrett Scott.

Related Materials

A Trip to Europe photo album (HC.MC 801.06.005)

Mexican Travelogue photo album (HC.MC 801.06.001)

Photo album of trip to Cuba, Guatemala, and Honduras (HC.MC 801.06.003)

Processing Information

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo; completed November 2015.
Title
Drumm / Mills Family photo album, 1913-1918
Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Date
November, 2015
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