Central Meat Market and Carnation Mush sign on old store siding in Sebastopol, Mar. 1972
Skinner, Hal, 1925-2004
Shows billboards advertising Carnation mush and 20-Mule Team borax soap chips on the outside of the former Central Meat Market at 6940 Sebastopol Avenue in Sebastopol, Calif. Businesses visible include OK Tire Stores, Sebastopol Locksmith and Ray's Barbershop.
Biographical or Historical Note
Signs exposed by demolition of Weeks Hardware Store. 6940 Sebastopol Avenue later occupied by Toyworks. An office building with parking was constructed in the empty lot.
Hal Skinner (1925-2004) moved to Sonoma County from Indiana in 1965 to serve as the first director of the Audio-Visual Department (later Instructional Resources Department) at Sonoma State College (later University). He later taught in the School of Education until retiring in 1988. He took up artist blacksmithing in retirement and was a featured exhibitor at the Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastopol and Sturgeon's Sawmill in Occidental until his death at age 79.
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Original Collection Name
Skinner family photograph collection; 197204A07
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