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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.

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

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.

Sweet little you

Sweet little you

Jazz/dance band

China girl

China girl

Jazz/dance band

That's my girl

That's my girl

Jazz/dance band

Canto montanaro

Canto montanaro

Male vocal quartet, with violin, flute, and guitar

La biondina in gondoletta

La biondina in gondoletta

Male vocal quartet, with violin, flute, and guitar

Bonnie sweet Bessie

Bonnie sweet Bessie

Violin solo, with piano

Love's old sweet song

Love's old sweet song

Violin solo, with piano

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

Blackout means black / CH.

Blackout means black / CH.

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

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

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

Oakland, Calif., Mar. 1942. A large sign reading "I am an American" pl...

Photograph shows the Wanto Co. store located at 401 - 403 Eighth and Franklin Streets in Oakland, California. The business was owned by the Matsuda family. Tatsuro Matsuda, a University of California graduate, ... more

Oakland, Calif., April 1942 - War relocation story

Oakland, Calif., April 1942 - War relocation story

Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. A-542. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Informatio... more

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

Oakland, Calif. Apr. 1942. Members of the Japanese Independent congreg...

Photo attributed to Dorothea Lange. Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Photograph from U.S. War Relocation Authority. No. A-71. Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information... more

School mural in Oakland, California

School mural in Oakland, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Federal Buildings, Oakland, California

Federal Buildings, Oakland, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

Container facility at harbor, Oakland, California

Container facility at harbor, Oakland, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

School mural, Oakland, California

School mural, Oakland, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... more

1722 55th St., Oakland, CA, 2006

1722 55th St., Oakland, CA, 2006

Photograph shows the "Praises of Zion Missionary Baptist Church."

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

The Cathedral of Christ the Light and also called the Oakland Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland in Oakland, California. It is the seat of the Bishop of Oakland. Christ the Lig... more

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

The Cathedral of Christ the Light and also called the Oakland Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland in Oakland, California. It is the seat of the Bishop of Oakland. Christ the Lig... more

Paramount Theatre Building detail, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre Building detail, Oakland, California

Oakland's Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was o... more

Paramount Theatre building detail, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre building detail, Oakland, California

Oakland's Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was o... more

Paramount Theatre Building, Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre Building, Oakland, California

Oakland's Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was o... more

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

The Cathedral of Christ the Light and also called the Oakland Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland in Oakland, California. It is the seat of the Bishop of Oakland. Christ the Lig... more

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

Malcolm X, Jesus Christ, MLK, Jr., Cesar Chavez, John F. Kennedy, Jr. ...

Photograph shows a mural with portraits of African American and Hispanic American leaders and Jesus Christ. Mural artist not identified. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer, w... more

Kasper's Hot Dogs in Oakland, California

Kasper's Hot Dogs in Oakland, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs... more

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

Malcolm X with Pancho Villa and other figures, East Oakland Boxing Ass...

Photo shows a mural with African American and Hispanic leaders. Mural artist not identified. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by photographer. Forms part of the Vergara Photograph Collecti... more

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Designed by Timothy Pfleger in 1931, the landmark features a resplendent Art Deco auditorium with bas-relief sculptural panels, a grand ceiling, and a 1931 Wurlitzer organ. Title, date and keywords based on inf... more

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California

Designed by Timothy Pfleger in 1931, the landmark features a resplendent Art Deco auditorium with bas-relief sculptural panels, a grand ceiling, and a 1931 Wurlitzer organ. Title, date and keywords based on inf... more

Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, California

Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, California

Designed by architect Craig W. Hartman, FAIA, of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of Californ... more

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

Oakland Army Base, Wharf Type, Oakland Outer Harbor, Oakland, Alameda ...

Significance: These facilities were used in support of Oakland Army Base's World War II mission. Survey number: HAER CA-125-O Building/structure dates: 1943 Initial Construction

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

Oakland Army Base, Knight Rail Yard, Tugali Street south of West Grand...

Significance: This facility was used in support of Oakland Army Base's World War II mission. Survey number: HAER CA-125-N Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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

Alameda County Loan Association Building Annex, 563-565 Sixteenth Stre...

Significance: This building is a contributing structure to the Oakland Downtown district. The Oakland Cultural Heritage Survey describes the district as, "...an architecturally, historically, and functionally ... more

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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, be...

Survey number: HABS CA-2614-OO Building/structure dates: 1942 Initial Construction

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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 Ro...

Significance: Buildings 802-808 played a vital role in the Installation's mission to resupply U.S. forces in the Pacific during both World War II and the Korean engagement. Materiel was shipped by rail and tru... more

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