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.
Place: Santa Cruz city
Source of Information: Jeremy Lezin
Original size: 8"x10"
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.