Extent: 1.97 Linear Feet
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.
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Scope and Contents: The 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.