Salz employees with a splitter machine

Salz employee Red McCafferty and a co-worker work with a machine called a "splitter" to separate the hide structure into two distinct layers. Splitting the leather into a thinner, more pliable form, increased its markets.

Source of information: Jeremy Lezin
Creator: Adams, Ansel
Date: 1954
Type: PHOTO
Coverage:
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1950s
Rights: This photograph was taken by Ansel Adams and is the property of the Lezin Family. It is displayed here with the permission of the Lezin Family and the Ansel Adams Trust.

Restrictions on Use
Identifier: LH-aa-009

Citation

Adams, Ansel. “Salz employees with a splitter machine.” 1954. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/9956. Accessed 22 Sep. 2019.