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Magid, Louis Borris



  • Existence: b. 1874

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Louis Borris Magid Papers

Identifier: MS054

Louis B. Magid promoted the silk industry in Tallulah Falls, Georgia, purchasing land and making plans for farms and factories. His other business ventures in the area proved more lucrative than the silkworm industry and he abandoned silk by 1908. The papers include ledgers, scrapbooks, photographs, pamphlets, reprints and other materials relating to the silkworm industry.

Dates: 1863-1917 (bulk 1895-1905); Majority of material found within 1895 - 1905

Louis Borris Magid Visual Materials Collection

Identifier: VAM054

This collection contains visual materials related to sericulture. Although most of the images are general images of silkworm production, machinery, and people associated with sericulture worldwide, there are some images directly related to the Sericulture and Manufacturing Company in Tallulah Falls, Georgia.

Dates: undated (circa 1890-1910)

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Lantern slides. 1
Photographs. 1
Sericulture -- Japan. 1
Silk industry -- Georgia -- Tallulah Falls. 1
Silkworm industry -- Georgia -- Tallulah Falls. 1
Silkworms. 1