Frentz Hardware History

Raymonde B. Wert and fellow employee 
Carter Deutsch in the early 40ís.

Inside our Hardware 1945. Notice the sleds our Dad is getting ready for sale.  Also, notice the kegs of nails and old bolt bins on the left.

Raymonde B. Wert (Slugger) hard at work in the
pipe room in the early 40s.

The Service Counter around 1945.
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History on paper

These were hand written up to the 1970ís, but this one shows that the lines dividing the rows and columns were also drawn in.  Our Dad, George W. Frentz, took this inventory.  He was 21 years old at the time. 
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Inventory sheet taken by our Dad and checked by 
John B. Frentz from January 16, 1935.
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Old store stationary used at Frentz Hardware between 1925-1931 when our Grandfather, John B. Frentz, first opened the store on Wyoming in SE Detroit.

Old store stationary used in the 60s and early 70s.

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