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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Public sale of Howard Ellsworth Seal, Sr.'s personal property at Locust Knoll Farm
Hired man, Spencer Hovington (1864-1934) assisted with the sale and is seen here standing next to a wagon filled with items to be sold at the public sale of Howard Ellsworth Seal, Sr.'s personal property.
Seal, Edward H.
Howard Ellsworth Seal, Sr. sold Locust Knoll Farm to Harry Haskell after deciding to retire from farming. Seal had hired Hovington in 1896. Hovington's father had been a slave.
Carriages and cartsFarmsAfrican American menAfrican Americans--Employment
Chadds Ford (Pa.)
Seal familyHovington, Spencer, 1864-1934
1 negative : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Edward H. Seal photographic reproductions (Accession 1971.336)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Edward H. Seal photographic reproductions (Accession 1971.336), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Wilmington, DE 19807
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