E. M. Hylt

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3688 Lily Street

A mark like this demands a Talmudic attention to font design. Is the obstructed first letter an E or an F? I was ready to guess F, but the 1911 Husted’s Directory for Oakland, Alameda and Berkeley has a listing for Eric M. Hylt, laborer, residing at 25 Franklin Avenue, which appears to have been in Allendale. The 1909 directory lists him as “cementwkr.” He wasn’t in the 1907 or 1910 directory.

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