Van Deren Coke took many photos along  Georgetown Street on his way into work as president of Van Deren Hardware Co. This one was taken in 1940. Coke later left the family hardware business to pursue photography and  museum work, holding top positions at the George Eastman House and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Van Deren Coke took many photos along Georgetown Street on his way into work as president of Van Deren Hardware Co. This one was taken in 1940. Coke later left the family hardware business to pursue photography and museum work, holding top positions at the George Eastman House and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Herald-Leader
Van Deren Coke took many photos along Georgetown Street on his way into work as president of Van Deren Hardware Co. This one was taken in 1940. Coke later left the family hardware business to pursue photography and museum work, holding top positions at the George Eastman House and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Herald-Leader

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.