Browse Items (4 total)

  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Glen Mills (Pa.)"
Items open in a separate tab. Close the tab to return to this list.

Ivy Mills
Date: 1890-1900
A few walls of this 1829 factory, in ruins even when Appleton photographed it, still stand (2018) as part of the Ivy Mills National Historic District, in Concord Township. The ruins of the former paper mill, built by the Willcox family, are located…

P. E. Sharpless residence
Date: 1902-07-15
This may have been the home of Pennock E. Sharpless, in Concord Township.

Pete Bland, murderer
Date: 1890-1900
Appleton cropped Pete Bland out of this football team photo, probably to use in the newspaper. (See Plate AP-4043, which is a portion of a full 5x7 plate, and according to Appleton's index, was originally plate AP-5041.) This had been identified as a…

Pete Bland, murderer, from football picture
Date: 1895-1900
Extracted from football team photograph taken by the photographer at Glen Mills School. See full photo and note at AP-5041.