Miscellany re Bolfings Hardware Store, Berkeley, Calif.

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Miscellany re Bolfings Hardware Store, Berkeley, Calif.
Dates: 1952-1959
Collection Number: 2013.050
Extent: 1 folder; 1 oversize folder (Oversize A)
Repository: Berkeley Historical Society
Berkeley, California 94704
Abstract: Mainly re displays in the store's windows.
Language of Material: English


The collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Miscellany re Bolfings Hardware Store, Berkeley, Calif.. Berkeley Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Bob Gilmore, July 2013.

Biography/Administrative History

The store opened in 1923 on College Avenue, Berkeley, Calif.; it closed in 2008.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence and photos re prize willing displays: 1952 article from Hardware Retailer; 1953 telegram from Sunset Magazine and photo of display (oversize); 1959 letter re winning Housewares Festival window Display, plus two clippings.