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Title Dan Gertsman Building, 1947
Date 1947/07/23
Description Dan Gertsman clothing company, located at 2202 Broadway in Santa Monica. The sign next to the door reads: "Dan Gertsman | California". Dan Gertsman was a prominent women's clothing designer and manufacturer in the 1940s and 1950s. One of his garments appeared in a 1953 issue of Glamour Magazine. A 1946 issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette referred to him as, "Dan Gertsman, Famous California Designer". The building's bowstring truss roof is visible above the single story building. A man to the far right pulls a large can on a dolly from the alley to the sidewalk.
Collection Santa Monica History Museum
Catalog Number 3.2.5473
Object Name Negative, Film
People Gertsman, Dan
Search Terms African American
Bow string truss building
Building
Business
Dan Gertsman, California
Fashion
Industrial building
Streetview
Year Range from 1947
Year Range to 1947