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A horrid tragedy. Editorial remarks of the Port Gibson Herald and Correspondent, of September 12, 1851. [Regarding the murder of Dr. Jeremiah Chamberlain, President of Oakland College].

A horrid tragedy. Editorial remarks of the Port Gibson Herald and Corr...

Chamberlain, Jeremiah. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 85, Folder 7.

U.S. Reports: Minturn v. Larue et al., 64 U.S. (23 How.) 435 (1860)

U.S. Reports: Minturn v. Larue et al., 64 U.S. (23 How.) 435 (1860)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 64; Howard Volume 23; December Term, 1859; Edward Minturn, Complainant and Appellant, v. James B. Larue, Carlisle P. Patterson, and John R. Fouratt

An evening at Oakland. Romance, composed & respectfully dedicated to the senior class of 1860, of Oakland Female Institute, by Thomas O'Neill / M. Whatley ; T. Sinclair's Lith, Philada.

An evening at Oakland. Romance, composed & respectfully dedicated to t...

Print shows a view from the street of a large white building, the Oakland Female Institute, on the top of a hill, with sidewalk, pedestrians, and parkland in the foreground. Title from item. Signed on stone in ... more

Evening View of the Golden Gate, from the Pacific Female College, Oakland, Alameda County

Evening View of the Golden Gate, from the Pacific Female College, Oakl...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 22. LOT subdivision subject: Alameda County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Residence of Mr. Morse, Oakland, Alameda County

Residence of Mr. Morse, Oakland, Alameda County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 24. LOT subdivision subject: Alameda County. This record contains unverified old data from caption... more

Residence of Major R.W. Kirkham, Oakland, Alameda County

Residence of Major R.W. Kirkham, Oakland, Alameda County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 23. LOT subdivision subject: Alameda County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

The Pacific Female College, Oakland, Alameda County

The Pacific Female College, Oakland, Alameda County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 21. LOT subdivision subject: Alameda County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan 1867.

Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan 1867.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 369 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Va... more

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

Oakland, Cal. Broadway, from the railroad station, looking North, Oakl...

Photograph shows a street view in Oakland, Calif.

The California league grounds, San Francisco vs. Oakland, September 9, 1890 / arto-type, Britton & Rey, S.F.

The California league grounds, San Francisco vs. Oakland, September 9,...

Print shows a baseball game in progress between San Francisco and Oakland at the California League grounds on September 9, 1890; grandstand on the left and dignitaries standing on the field along the third-base... more

Oakland Hotel

Oakland Hotel

Jacket title continues: from the village. "W.H. Jackson & Co., Denver." and "24" on negative. Commissioned by Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01709. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Oakland Hotel. Glade of the Alleghanies i.e. Alleghenies

Oakland Hotel. Glade of the Alleghanies i.e. Alleghenies

"W.H. Jackson & Co., Denver." and "23" on negative. Commissioned by Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01708. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S. Reports: California v. Southern Pacific Co., 157 U.S. 229 (1895)

U.S. Reports: California v. Southern Pacific Co., 157 U.S. 229 (1895)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 157; October Term, 1894; California v. Southern Pacific Company

Wayne County and part of Oakland and Macomb /

Wayne County and part of Oakland and Macomb /

"Copyright 1894 by Silas Farmers." LC Land ownership maps, 365 Detroit and vicinity before 1900, 198 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Lower portion of Brownstow... more

Oakland, California, 1900.

Oakland, California, 1900.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Signed: FL. Includes illus. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 30 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1

The engine which carried the Nation's Pilot - President McKinley's Train leaving Oakland, Calif.

The engine which carried the Nation's Pilot - President McKinley's Tra...

Decorated engine. H6117 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; Pres. I.; Shelf.

Companies A and G of 5th California National Guards drilling in streets of Oakland, Calif., for service in San Francisco

Companies A and G of 5th California National Guards drilling in street...

At time of earthquake and fire. H77104 U.S. Copyright Office Stereo copyrighted by C.L. Wasson. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index (2); Natl. Guard... more

Bird's eye view of Oakland, Maryland 1906.

Bird's eye view of Oakland, Maryland 1906.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Copyright ... by Thadeus [sic] M. Fowler." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 262 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Panorama of Oakland from the Court House

Panorama of Oakland from the Court House

H97611 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Pillsbury Picture Co.; August 2, 1907. No. 1255.

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

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

H118725 U.S. Copyright Office On front: "Chas. Z. Bailey, Mgr., Los Angeles, Cal. Copyright deposit; Panoramic View Co.; November 23, 1908.

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

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

H118716 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Panoramic View Co.; November 23, 1908. Printed on image: "Chas. Z. Bailey, Mgr., Los Angeles, Cal."

Oakland, California, 1000 feet elevation

Oakland, California, 1000 feet elevation

H127802 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; R.J. Waters Aerial Photograph Co.; June 1, 1909.

Maryland. Oakland, railroad crossing in mid-town

Maryland. Oakland, railroad crossing in mid-town

Photograph shows an elevated view of railroad crossing and tracks laid down in the center of the town; in the distance passenger cars can be seen from a train as it passes through town. No. 965. Title from item.

Tanforan, Cal., glider meet, 29-30 Aug., 1910 - Pacific and Oakland aero clubs
["Oakland Farm," Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt house, East Main Road, Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Pond]

["Oakland Farm," Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt house, East Main Road, Ports...

Site History. The farm was developed by Sarah Gibbs, daughter of a China trade merchant, then owned by August Belmont who sold it to Cornelius Vanderbilt II in 1887. On slide (handwritten): "V" and "Vanderbilt,... more

["Oakland Farm," Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt house, East Main Road, Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Lawn]

["Oakland Farm," Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt house, East Main Road, Ports...

Site History. The farm was developed by Sarah Gibbs, daughter of a China trade merchant, then owned by August Belmont who sold it to Cornelius Vanderbilt II in 1887. On lantern slide mount: handwritten note "V"... more

Oakland, California. Chapter sells "Red Cross oranges" to gain it's quota in the Annual Roll Call and drive

Oakland, California. Chapter sells "Red Cross oranges" to gain it's qu...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC. Pacific Division. Group title: Benefits. United States. Used in: Ex. Red. Cr... more

Oakland College of Medicine. Oakland, California

Oakland College of Medicine. Oakland, California

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: ARC Dept. Health Service. Group title: Health Center, U.S. Used in: Excl. Dept. H... more

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

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

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

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

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Weighers' and warehousemens' union headquarters. Oakland, California

Weighers' and warehousemens' union headquarters. Oakland, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Alice Lemos Avila with Olive and Joachim Flores and Frank Cunha, group portrait, photograph

Alice Lemos Avila with Olive and Joachim Flores and Frank Cunha, group...

Photograph caption: Alice Avila, front left, Mr. & Mrs. Joachim Flores, rear left & front right, and Frank Cunha, rear right. Mr. Flores is from Costa Rica, the others from Portugal. Forms part of a group of fi... more

Garage mechanic. Oakland, Maryland

Garage mechanic. Oakland, Maryland

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Crossroads community near Oakland, Maryland

Crossroads community near Oakland, Maryland

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Aurora Calderon, Elinor Rodriguez, and Cruz Losada, group portrait, photograph

Aurora Calderon, Elinor Rodriguez, and Cruz Losada, group portrait, ph...

Left to right: Aurora Calderon, Elinor Rodriguez, and Cruz Losada. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Aurora Calderon performing unaccompanied Spanish songs from Puerto Rico on April 10, 1939,... more

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Crossroads community near Oakland, Maryland

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Crossroads community near Oakland...

Title and other information from a possibly related negative. Image came to Library of Congress untitled. (There was no caption for this image in the FSA/OWI shelflist.) Negative has a hole punch made by FSA st... more

Port of Oakland, Ca.

Port of Oakland, Ca.

Photograph shows an aerial view of the Port of Oakland, on the San Francisco Bay, Oakland, California. Illus. in: Survey of the architecture of completed projects of the Public Works Administration / C.W. Short... more

Alameda County courthouse, Oakland, Ca.

Alameda County courthouse, Oakland, Ca.

Photograph shows a front exterior view of the Alameda County courthouse in Oakland, California. Illus. in: Survey of the architecture of completed projects of the Public Works Administration / C.W. Short, Publi... more

Elinor Rodriguez, portrait, photograph

Elinor Rodriguez, portrait, photograph

Photograph caption: "Born in Oakland of Puerto Riqueno negro parents." Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Elinor Rodriguez performing a Spanish song from Puerto Rico on April 10, 1939, collect... more

Real estate office. Oakland, California

Real estate office. Oakland, California

Original negative number: LC-USF33-12977-M1; file print corrected Feb. 1998. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washing... more

Real estate office, Oakland, California

Real estate office, Oakland, California

Original negative number: 12977-M2. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information abou... more

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia (vicinity). One of the new schools for Negro children

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia (vicinity). One of the new s...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Blackout means black / CH.

Blackout means black / CH.

Poster reminding citizens of complete blackouts as a civil defense procedure.

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia (vicinity). The family of Gus Wright, FSA (Farm Security Administration) client

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia (vicinity). The family of Gu...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia (vicinity). The family of Gus Wright, FSA (Farm Security Administration) client

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia (vicinity). The family of Gu...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia. One of the children of Gus Wright, FSA (Farm Security Administration) family

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia. One of the children of Gus ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Mrs. Edmond Reid, FSA (Farm Security Administration) client, with her canned goods. Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia

Mrs. Edmond Reid, FSA (Farm Security Administration) client, with her ...

Title and other information from caption card. Caption card misidentified woman as "Mrs. Gus Wright". Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. Mo... more

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia (vicinity). Mrs. Gus Wright, FSA (Farm Security Administration) client, with some of her canned goods

Oakland community, Greene County, Georgia (vicinity). Mrs. Gus Wright,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

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

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

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

Mr. Arthus V. Avila who came to the United States thirty-two years ago...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

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"

Bella Sumares is the comedienne of the group of Portuguese who put on ...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Entrance to the Italian Catholic church. Oakland, California

Entrance to the Italian Catholic church. Oakland, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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

Italian-Catholic church in Oakland, California. Both the Italian and P...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Oakland, Calif., Feb. 1942

Oakland, Calif., Feb. 1942

Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. A-36. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information... more

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

Mary Sumares who was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, of Portuguese p...

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

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

This group of people put on an hour program daily in the Portuguese la...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

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