Much can be learned from these artifacts, including construction dates and patterns of urban development. But perhaps most importantly, these are symbolic of the pride that tradesmen and women displayed in building our country.
This is a work in progress. Current printer-friendly catalog may be downloaded here.
For more information on the documentation and cataloging process of
these images as well as community efforts to preserve them see attached page. Also feel free to look at a related article on the invisibility of union labels in bibliographic cataloging.
All photos © Lincoln Cushing
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Gardner E. Marshall, 1210 Bonita St, Berkeley * Esterly Construction Co, 1917 Oregon St., Berkeley, 1907 * W.E. Ensor, 1922, 1321 Bonita St., Berkeley
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