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Aptos History: A Look Back at Centuries of Mid-County History [Read more]

A Walk Through Time: Jacob Kron, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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The Santa Cruz County tanning industry had its start [in] 1843 when Paul Sweet built a tannery on the San ... [Read more]

Ansel Adams and Ansley Salz, the owner of the Salz tannery, were longtime friends. [Read more]

An experienced tanner, using the palm reader's clairvoyance in reverse, can study the lines and markings on a cowhide as ... [Read more]

One of the county's oldest businesses, 145-year-old Salz Leathers, will close by the end of the year. [Read more]

Timeline of Salz Leathers tannery [Read more]

The manufacture of a superior quality of leather has long been one of the specialties of Santa Cruz County. At ... [Read more]

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Notes:

1. Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 5, 1867.

2. Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 4, 1879.

3. Thomas Majors, "The Majors Family and Santa Cruz County Dairying." Transcript of an interview with Elizabeth Spedding Calciano in 1967. (University of California, Santa Cruz, McHenry Library, ..." [More]

Excerpted from Notes and Research Bibliography by Laurie MacDougall