Norman Lezin inspects tanoak bark

Salz owner and president, Norman Lezin inspects tanoak bark. This was used to "vegetable" tan the leather. Tanoak was used as the primary tanning source until the early 1960's. After that leather was tanned by using a chrome process.

Source of information: Jeremy Lezin
Date: 1955
Type: PHOTO
Coverage:
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1950s
Rights: This photograph was taken by Vester Dick and is the property of the Lezin Family. It is displayed here with the permission of the Lezin Family and Covello and Covello.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-cov-021

Citation

“Norman Lezin inspects tanoak bark.” 1955. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/9935. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.