Doeskin Products

Also known as: San-Nap-Pak Mfg. Co.
Industry type: Paper mill
Location: Rockland on the east side of the Brandywine
Active dates: c. 1940-1970

Summary: During the 1940s, the San-Nap-Pak Manufacturing Co., a New York-based manufacturer of paper and feminine hygiene products, either rented or bought the former Jessup & Moore paper mill site at Rockland. In 1949, the company changed its name to Doeskin Products. During the 1950s, the company manufactured facial tissues at the Rockland site.

Citations: Boatman, Roy. The Brandywine Cotton Industry, 1795-1865. Hagley Research Report, 1957.Zebley, Frank R. Along the Brandywine. Wilmington: William Cann, Inc., 1940, 102-103.
Online sources / images:Aerial photograph of Doeskin Paper Plant, 1970, Hagley Digital Archives.Aerial photograph of Doeskin Paper Plant and Rockland Dam, 1970, Hagley Digital Archives.