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These are three views of one of the original stone silk mills built when the manufacturing of silk was a thriving industry in Silkville, Franklin County, Kansas.

Date: Between 1870 and 1890

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Stone silk mills - A building at Silkville built in the day when the manufacturing of silk was a thriving industry.  Photograph donated by W. M. Richards.Stone silk mills - Silkville mill.  Photograph donated by John Harvey.Stone silk mills - One of the original stone barns at Silkville.  Still in use in 1951.  Photograph donated by the Woman

Stone silk mills - A building at Silkville built in the day when the manufacturing of silk was a thriving industry. Photograph donated by W. M. Richards.

Item Number: 220314
Call Number: FK2.F3 S.79 *3-5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220314

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