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Image for Archive: Dett and Milligan Family Photographs, Baltimore Maryland, African-American

Archive: Dett and Milligan Family Photographs, Baltimore Maryland, African-American

By: (Joshua Dett Family)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Baltimore, (Irvin Dett): 1890 - 1960

Seller ID: 16647


This small photographic archive consists of 11 B&W photographs from the family of Irvin Dett (specifically) and of Joshua Dett (more generally). The Dett family lived in the Baltimore community of Reistertown from the time of the Civil War. In the 1920's Joshua Dett opened a shoe repair business that was taken over by his son, Andrew, and then by a grandson, Andrew Jr. The business closed in 1997. These photographs seem to have come from Irvin Dett, probably a brother of the elder Andrew. The photos begin with two, probably 19th century tintypes. One is labelled on the back, "Uncle John Millig... View more info