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Register of the Cherry City Garage (Salem, Ore.) Account Books, 1934-1953
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cherry City Garage (Salem, Ore.) Account Books,
    Date (inclusive): 1934-1953
    Collection number: Mss222
    Creator: Hugh Hayes
    Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Cherry City Garage (Salem, Ore.) Account Books, Mss222, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library


    The Cherry City Garage was operated by Lawrence E. Kleinke at 170 s. 12th Street in Salem, Oregon. This collection of materials describes the financial affairs of the business between 1934 and 1952. During this period of time, the garage rented rooms--apparently in a structure identified in one of the account books as the Lenox Hotel--and storage space for vehicles. Many of the latter customers appear to have been Oregon state government agencies. In 1953 Kleinke constructed a new garage at the corner of 25th and State Sts. in Salem.

    Scope and Content

    This collection contains account books of Kleinke's Cherry City Garage and Lenox Hotel, together with papers describing the costs of Kleinke's new garage together with blueprints for the structure itself.