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Frank (Israel Irving Noah) Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2020-056

Content Description

Israel (Irving) Noah Frank was Merchandise Manager of Trenwith's from 1962 until the store closed in the late 1970s (or 1981, see External Documents). The collection contains Trenwith's materials including photographs, receipts, fashion calendars, and advertisements.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Frank family; Wendy Frank Hoffman, Peter Frank, and Steven Frank

Restrictions Apply



  • 1896 - 1962


6 Photographic Prints

23 Periodicals

8 Sheets


Five (5) photographs of store interior mid-20th century Three (3) 19th century receipts Twenty-three (23) fashion calendars (magazines) mid-1920s One (1) eight-page tabloid oversize McCall's advertisement 1901 Two (2) 1950s-era in-store cardboard stand-up oversize advertisements One (1) photocopy of 1962-02-05 News-Press article on new Merchandise Manager, Irving M. Frank including photo One (1) photocopy of 1964-01-05 Olden Days article, "Partners Developed Notable Store"