Guide to the Kraemer-Milligan Family Collection, 1913-1925

Special Collections & Archives

Oviatt Library

California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330
URL: http://library.csun.edu/SCA
Email: oviattsca@csun.edu
Phone: (818) 677-2832
Fax: (818) 677-2589
Finding aid completed: February 4, 2013
© Copyright 2013 Special Collections & Archives. All rights reserved.


Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Kraemer-Milligan Family Collection
Dates: 1913-1925
Identification: SC/KMF
Creator: Kraemer-Milligan Family
Physical Description: 1.97 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
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.

Family History:

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.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

J. T. Milligan & Son (Calif.)

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records
Photographic material

Personal Name:

Kraemer, Edgar W.
Kraemer, Herman
Kraemer, Katherine
Kraemer, Wilhelmina Milligan, 1909-
Milligan, Alice J.
Milligan, Edwin Samuel
Milligan, John Thomas

Topical Term:

Egg trade -- California -- San Fernando Valley
Poultry industry -- California -- San Fernando Valley

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Kraemer-Milligan Family Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Related Materials:

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.