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Kraemer-Milligan Family Collection, 1913-ca. 1993

Collection Overview

Title: Kraemer-Milligan Family Collection, 1913-ca. 1993

ID: SC/KMF

Creator: Kraemer-Milligan Family

Extent: 1.97 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1995

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

John Thomas Milligan raised white Leghorn chickens on his Oakgrove farm near Stithton, Kentucky. He migrated to the San Fernando Valley in 1922 and started The California White Leghorn Breeding Farm in the Lankershim area of the Valley (now North Hollywood). Mr. Milligan's daughter, Wilhelmina C. Milligan, married Edgar W. Kraemer, whose father, Herman Kraemer was also in the poultry business in the San Fernando Valley. The collection consists primarily of photographs, histories of the Kraemer and Milligan families, and ephemera.

Biographical Note

John Thomas Milligan raised white Leghorn chickens on his Oakgrove farm near Stithton, Kentucky. He migrated to the San Fernando Valley in 1922 and started The California White Leghorn Breeding Farm in the Lankershim area of the Valley (now North Hollywood). Mr Milligan's daughter, Wilhelmina C. Milligan, married Edgar W. Kraemer, whose father, Herman Kraemer was also in the poultry business in the San Fernando Valley.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Kraemer-Milligan Family Collection documents the poultry farming industry in the San Fernando Valley during the early- and mid-20th century, and consists primarily of photographs, histories of the Kraemer and Milligan families, and ephemera.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: Wilhelmina Milligan

Related Materials:

Charles Weeks Collection

This collection is part of the California Collection.

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Save to your list.
Folder 1: Kraemer, Edgar Williams (Sr.), Photographic PrintSave to your list.
Folder 2: The Kraemer Family, ca. 1993Save to your list.
Folder 3: Kraemer, Herman, Photographic PrintSave to your list.
Folder 4: Kraemer, Katherine (Rech), Photographic PrintSave to your list.
Folder 5: Kraemer, Wilhelmina Catherine (Milligan), Photographic Print, ca. 1939Save to your list.
Folder 6: Milligan, Alice Jockell, Photographic PrintSave to your list.
Folder 7: Milligan, Edwin Samuel, Navy Medal, ca. 1920Save to your list.
Folder 8: The Milligan Family, Book 1-2, ca. 1993Save to your list.
Folder 9: Milligan, John Thomas, Photographic PrintSave to your list.
Folder 10: Milligan, J.T., Trophy DisplaySave to your list.
Box 2Save to your list.
Item 1: Silver plated trophy cup, 13" high. Engraved "Mediterranean Class Won by J.T. Milligan & Son in The Evening Post International Egg Laying Contest six months Ending April 14, 1913"Save to your list.
Item 2: Copper printing plate of a rooster used for letterhead for Mr. J.T. Milligan & Son's poultry business, 4" x 5"Save to your list.
Item 3: Copper printing plate of a chicken used for letterhead for Mr. J.T. Milligan & Son's poultry business, 2" x 2" (round engraving)Save to your list.
Box 3Save to your list.
Item 1: "Lankershim Press, Progress Edition", April 1925Save to your list.