A.W. Conklin

Dublin Core

Title

A.W. Conklin

Subject

biography
A.W. Conklin
manufacturer
Decatur Bag Factory
Tait factory
Decatur Steam Bakery
Decatur Cracker Co.
National Biscuit Co.
Vandeventer
Decatur Herald and Review
Decatur, IL
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of A.W. Conklin (b. 3/25/1835, d. 3/28/1909), a prominent Decatur manufacturer. Conklin helped establish the Decatur Bag Factory, which later became known as the Tait factory. He also established the Decatur Steam Bakery, which became the Decatur Cracker Co., and was later sold to the National Biscuit Co. in 1898. He was the manager of National Biscuit Co. until 1906. The photo was taken by Vandeventer.

Creator

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Conklin, A.W.

Publisher

Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

c. 1905

Contributor

A.W. Conklin

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO87

Coverage

biography, A.W. Conklin, Decatur Bag Factory, Tait factory, Decatur Steam Bakery, Decatur Cracker Co., National Biscuit Co., Vandeventer, Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

5.5x4"

Files

BIO87-CONKLIN_ABRAHAM_W, C 1900075.jpg

Citation

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL , “A.W. Conklin ,” Decatur Illinois Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed July 19, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1958.