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Selections from the collections of the Oakland History Room and the maps division of the Oakland Public Library
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Description
The collections of the Oakland History Room include images, manuscript materials, photomechanical prints, news clippings, ephemeral items, programs, sheet music, monographs and serials and archival materials in audio-visual and digital formats that document the history of Oakland, Emeryville and Piedmont, Calif. and the metropolitan East Bay area of Northern California. The maps division of the collections of the Oakland Public Library holds an extensive run of historic maps of the Oakland area dating from 1852-present.
Extent
200 items 199 online items
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the Oakland Public Library. The content of the items are in public domain, except where noted. Where copyright applies, the creators of the images and documents included in the collection retain the rights. For permission to publish or reproduce anything in this collection, please contact the Oakland History Room.
Availability
Collection is open for research during the regular posted hours for Oakland Main Library.