PLEASE NOTE: This is the PREORDER for The Old Mill: Milling in Lindsborg, Kansas, on the Banks of the Smoky Hill River. Anticipated timeframe for delivery or pickup is fall 2023. The special preorder price is $30 when placed by August 31, 2023.
Being published to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Old Mill in 2023, this coffee table book features new historical research, rare archival photos, and new commissioned photography.
This first high-quality collection comes in portrait format at 6×9″ and is anticipated to have 68-128 pages on high-quality stock paper. It will be softcover with full-color throughout the publication.
About the creators…
Jennifer Toelle, author
Local historian Jennifer Toelle combines 20+ years experience as a curator, author and instructor. She began her professional career as an intern at the Lindsborg Old Mill and Swedish Heritage Museum. Toelle’s passion for preserving history and sharing knowledge has had a profound impact on the cultural heritage of the Smoky Valley Region, Kansas and beyond. She has been a noteworthy leader in many history and museum professional organizations including the American Association for State and Local History. Toelle holds a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from Columbia College and a Master’s Degree in the Humanities with a concentration in Communications from Tiffin University. In 2017, Toelle authored Kansas Wesleyan University’s pictorial history commemorating their 130th anniversary. Currently, Toelle resides in Salina and works as Curator of Collections and Research at the Smoky Hill Museum and as an adjunct instructor at Kansas Wesleyan University.
Taton Tubbs, photographer
Taton Tubbs is a self-taught photographer residing in Lindsborg, Kansas. He is the proud father of three amazing daughters. Taton’s work centers around the theme of how natural sunlight interacts with various subject matter. He is a vintage lens enthusiast – a consideration that has greatly shaped his photographic style. He works professionally as a freelancer as Through My Eyes Photography.