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'California's Designing Women': Muriel Coleman

World War II (1939-1945)
Working in post-World War II Oakland, Muriel Coleman (1917-2003) made the most with simple materials at a time when raw goods were still somewhat scarce and female entrepreneurs had limited access to capital. For this 1952 room divider, redwood shelves sit on a frame made of rebar --... Museum of California Design