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Oakland, Cal. Broadway, from the railroad station, looking North, Oakland, Alameda County

Main floor plan , Oakland Free Public Library building

Oakland, California, 1900.

The Overland Limited leaving Sixteenth Street Station, Oakland, California

Panorama of Oakland from the Court House

Oakland Race Track, Burns Handicap, 1907

Oakland, Cal. from Courthouse, April 1st, 1908

Oaklands' "Water-Front", April 1st, 1908

Oakland, California, 1000 feet elevation

Sweet little you

China girl

That's my girl

Canto montanaro

La biondina in gondoletta

Bonnie sweet Bessie

Love's old sweet song

Opening of union cafe. Oakland, California. Photograph made day after 1936 Presidential election

The day after election. Oakland, California. November 12, 1936

Weighers' and warehousemens' union headquarters. Oakland, California

Port of Oakland, Ca.

Alameda County courthouse, Oakland, Ca.

Real estate office, Oakland, California

Real estate office. Oakland, California

Blackout means black / CH.

Bella Sumares is the comedienne of the group of Portuguese who put on an hour radio program daily over KROW in Oakland, California. Miss Sumares was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts; her parents were born in Madeira, Portugal. Miss Sumares says, "I like to sing all sorts of songs, both American and Portuguese. The Portuguese are a singing people and we have all had many things to sing about and to be happy about in this country"

Oakland, Calif., Feb. 1942

Group of Portuguese who put on a one-hour program daily over station KROW. Oakland, California

Entrance to the Italian Catholic church. Oakland, California

Entrance to Saint Joseph's Portuguese church. Oakland, California

Oakland, Calif., Mar. 1942. A large sign reading "I am an American" placed in the window of a store, at 13th and Franklin streets, on December 8, the day after Pearl Harbor. The store was closed following orders to persons of Japanese descent to evacuate from certain West Coast areas. The owner, a University of California graduate, will be housed with hundreds of evacuees in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration of the war

Saint Joseph's Portuguese church and parish house in nearby Oakland, California

Mrs. Celeste Avila was born in Chaves, Portugal and has lived in the United States for twenty-one years. She writes all the script for the daily, hour-long programs given in the Portuguese language over station KROW, Oakland, California. She says about her radio work: "It has been a very great pleasure and satisfaction to be a part of a project which serves to make the people of Portuguese blood better citizens of this country. In this work, I, of course, have many contacts with the Portuguese and I know of their deep satisfaction at becoming an integral part of the U.S.

Entrance to the Italian Catholic church. Oakland, California

Oakland, Calif., April 1942 - War relocation story

Italian-Catholic church in Oakland, California. Both the Italian and Portuguese people were attracted to the East Bay area because of climate similar to that of their own country and because of the fishing. These people of the two countries have stayed on in the section, becoming a part of every activity: fishing, industry, business and agriculture

Oakland, Calif. Apr. 1942. Members of the Japanese Independent congregational church attending Easter services prior to evacuation of persons of Japanese ancestry from certain West Coast areas, and housing in War relocation authority centers for the duration of the war

This group of people put on an hour program daily in the Portuguese language over station KROW in Oakland, California. In addition to their regular activities, their news programs have gained new importance in the last few months as they strive to keep all the Portuguese people of the section well-informed. They have also participated in many drives for the Red Cross, United Service Organization (USO), war bonds and stamps, etc.

Estrelinka (professional name), who is one of the entertainers on the Portuguese program of station KROW, Oakland, California. She was born in New Bedford Massachusetts, of parents who were born in Chaves, Portugal

Mary Sumares who was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, of Portuguese parents from Madeira, Portugal. She is one of the group who puts on the Portuguese program over station KROW. Oakland, California

This group of people put on an hour program daily in the Portuguese language over station KROW in Oakland, California. In addition to their regular activities, their news programs have gained new importance in the last few months as they strive to keep all the Portuguese people of the section well-informed. They have also participated in many drives for the Red Cross, United Service Organization (USO), war bonds and stamps, etc.

Street scene in Oakland, California. One person out of every eighteen on the streets of the East Bay area is Portuguese

Mr. Arthus V. Avila who came to the United States thirty-two years ago from the Azores Islands. He is the director of the hour-long daily program in the Portuguese language over station KROW, Oakland, California. He is also a Minuteman. "For my part, I have always considered it a privilege to be a citizen of this country and in my radio activities I have always felt that it was not only a pleasure, but that I was discharging part of my duty to keep the Portuguese people of this state informed. You know, it is said that the best people are the best informed people and I believe that too," says Mr. Avila. He continued: "There has always been a bond between the people of Portugal and those of the United States, and now between those of us who have come to make our homes in this country and those of you that have always belonged here, there has been a bond welded so tightly and securely that we are one and inseparable

Group of Portuguese who put on an hour program daily over station KROW. The program, which is in Portuguese, is composed of social and club notices, comic and dramatic plays and skits, music, songs and news. This program has been on the air continuously for twelve years, and is supported entirely by its advertisers. This Portuguese group is always eager to participate in every community effort; they have taken part in Red Cross and USO (United Service Organization drives), and in drives for the sale of war bonds and stamps

Bella Sumares is the comedienne of the group of Portuguese who put on an hour radio program daily over KROW in Oakland, California. Miss Sumares was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts; her parents were born in Madeira, Portugal. Miss Sumares says "I like to sing all sorts of songs, both American and Portuguese. The Portuguese are a singing people and we have all had many things to sing about and to be happy about in this country"

Saint Joseph's Portuguese church and parish house in Oakland, California

War workers' nursery. The morning checkup at modern nursery schools includes mouth and throat inspection. Mrs. Arlene Corbin, time checker at a Richmond, California shipyard waits until two-and-a-half-year-old Arlene is pronounced in perfect health by Mrs. Elsie Curran, supervisor at the Bella Vista Nursery in Oakland, California

War workers' nursery. Children of war-working mothers find plenty to do in modern nursery schools. Painting with water colors is popular with young children

War workers' nursery. Jimmy Solavich whose mother works in a local war plant, must pass health inspection every morning at his Oakland, California nursery school. To protect all children from contagion, Mrs. Elsie Curran, school supervisor, inspects each child upon arrival

War workers' nursery. Catherine Simmons plays Red Cross nurse at the Bella Vista Nursery School in Oakland, California

War workers' nursery. Every youngster who attends the Bella Vista Nursery School in Oakland, California must be inspected by Mrs. Elsie Curran, supervisor, before mingling with the other children. Here, five-year-old Ronnie Gold has her chest inspected

War workers' nursery. A young supervisor at the Bella Vista Nursery School in Oakland, California, eats luncheon with the smallest to prevent dawdling over food

War workers' nursery. Playing waitress is an envied job at the Bella Vista Nursery School in Oakland, California, where a complete and nourishing luncheon is served daily in addition to midmorning cod liver oil and tomato juice and afternoon milk and crackers

War workers' nursery. Mrs. Arlene Corbin, time checker in a Richmond, California shipyard brings two-and-a-half-year-old Arlene to a nursery school every morning before going home to sleep. Mrs. Corbin works on the midnight to 7:30 a.m. shift and relies upon the school to keep her daughter busy and happy during the day

Women in essential services. Member of the Oakland, California Women's Safety Traffic Reserve, Mrs. E.K. Sabel helps to relieve the shortage of traffic policemen by guarding school zones

War workers' nursery. Encouraging a restful game after strenuous exercise, a nursery school supervisor helps youngsters identify animals in picture book

Women in essential services. Mrs. E.K. Sabel and Mrs. J.R. Harris, members of the Women's Safety Traffic Reserve in Oakland, California, are among the many mothers who are keeping the city's accident rate low by guarding school crossings during school hours

War workers' nursery. Two or three hours of rest every afternoon is part of a modern day nursery's schedule. These children of war-working mothers are settling down for naps after a morning of indoor and outdoor play

War workers' nursery. A mid-morning tomato juice is thoroughly appreciated by these war workers' children who attend an Oakland, California nursery school

War workers' nursery. His milk and graham crackers, part of the Bella Vista Nursery School's afternoon schedule, do not seem to be totally occupying this young man's attention

War workers' nursery. Preparations for naps at the Bella Vista Nursery School in Oakland, California include finding one's own bedroom slippers and replacing shoes on the shelf

He was the beginning, Lil Bobby James Hutton, born April 21, 1950, murdered by Oakland Pig Dept., April 6, 1968

School mural in Oakland, California

Federal Buildings, Oakland, California

Container facility at harbor, Oakland, California

School mural, Oakland, California

1722 55th St., Oakland, CA, 2006

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre Building detail, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre building detail, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre Building, Oakland, California

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

Malcolm X, Jesus Christ, MLK, Jr., Cesar Chavez, John F. Kennedy, Jr. and others in a mural at Abundant Life Ministries, 1406 Miller Ave., Oakland, California, 2012

Kasper's Hot Dogs in Oakland, California

Malcolm X with Pancho Villa and other figures, East Oakland Boxing Association, 816 98th Avenue, Oakland, California, 2012

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, California

Oakland Army Base, Wharf Type, Oakland Outer Harbor, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Knight Rail Yard, Tugali Street south of West Grand Avenue Viaduct, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Alameda County Loan Association Building Annex, 563-565 Sixteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Naval Supply Center, Lodge-Cafeteria, East of Fifth Street, between D & E Streets, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

Oakland Army Base, Warehouse Type, Tobruk Street, between Warehouse Road & Fifteenth Street, Oakland, Alameda County, CA

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