Views of Oakland, California, ca. 1930-1939

Processed by Padma Rubiales.
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Views of Oakland, California, ca. 1930-1939

Collection number: BANC PIC 1905.02139a-.02163--PIC

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Finding Aid Author(s):
Processed by Padma Rubiales.
Finding Aid Encoded By:
GenX
© 2015 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Views of Oakland, California
Date: ca. 1930-1939
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1905.02139a-.02163--PIC
Photographer: Cheney Photo Advertising Company
Extent: 26 photographic prints; black and white; 16 x 21 cm. or smaller 24 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is available for use.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Views of Oakland, California, ca. 1930-1939, BANC PIC 1905.02139a-.02163--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Unknown

Scope and Content

The collection consists of 26 black and white photographs taken in Oakland, California by the Cheney Photo Advertising Company circa 1930-1939. The views include the residences of Francis Marion Smith, founder of the Borax empire, and Joaquin Miller's "Hights." Other views include the pergola and oak trees at Mosswood Park; residences on Linda Vista Terrace; Piedmont Park, including the Art Gallery, outdoor landscapes, and various structures; an exterior view of the Great Western Power Station in Oakland, a view of Oakland from the hills; the new City Hall; and a view of a private garden in Oakland. Views of the Oakland Inner Harbor include a photograph of sailing ships in the docks, and two images of dredging. There are several images of Lake Merritt, including the boat landing, boulevard, and surrounding residences. One photograph is of private grounds on East 14th Street near Fruitvale Avenue, and one photograph is of bathers at the Alameda beach.

Container Listing

 

Arbor Villa entrance BANC PIC 1905.2139a--PIC

 

"The Hights", Joaquin Miller's Home BANC PIC 1905.2139--PIC

 

Side View, F. M. Smith Home, Oakland, Cal. [California] BANC PIC 1905.2140--PIC

Additional Note

C-604
 

Entrance to F. M. Smith's residence BANC PIC 1905.2141--PIC

Additional Note

H-786
 

Pergola, Mosswood Park, Oakland BANC PIC 1905.2142--PIC

Additional Note

B-992
 

Under the Oaks, Mosswood Park, Oakland, Cal. [California] BANC PIC 1905.2143--PIC

Additional Note

C-350
 

Linda Vista Terrace BANC PIC 1905.2144--PIC

Additional Note

S-616
 

Piedmont Park Art Gallery BANC PIC 1905.2145--PIC

Additional Note

H-487
 

[Duplicate of No. 2145 ] BANC PIC 1905.2146--PIC

 

Great Western Power Station BANC PIC 1905.2147--PIC

Additional Note

M-887
 

Oakland BANC PIC 1905.2148--PIC

Additional Note

H-1012
 

Piedmont Park, Oakland

 

Piedmont Park, Oakland BANC PIC 1905.2149--PIC

 

Piedmont Park, Oakland BANC PIC 1905.2150--PIC

 

[Up the hill from City Hall, Oakland] BANC PIC 1905.2151--PIC

Additional Note

S-712
 

Oakland, New City Hall BANC PIC 1905.2152--PIC

 

An Oakland Garden BANC PIC 1905.2153--PIC

 

Oakland Inner Habor BANC PIC 1905.2154--PIC

 

Dredging [and] dumping rock on bullshead [?] wall, 6500 ft. long in Key Route Basin, Oakland BANC PIC 1905.2155--PIC

Additional Note

M-502
 

Oakland Waterfront dredging for 30 ft. channel BANC PIC 1905.2156--PIC

Additional Note

C-407
 

Lake Merritt, Oakland BANC PIC 1905.2157--PIC

Additional Note

M-1238
 

Boat Landing walk and boulevard, Lake Merritt BANC PIC 1905.2158--PIC

Additional Note

C-267
 

[Residence on Lake Merritt ?] BANC PIC 1905.2159--PIC

 

New $20,000.00 Boat Landing, Lake Merritt, Oakland, Cal. [California] BANC PIC 1905.2160--PIC

 

Private Grounds east 14th approaching Fruitvale Ave. BANC PIC 1905.2161--PIC

Additional Note

M-663
 

[Girl] ... at Hayward BANC PIC 1905.2162--PIC

Additional Note

M-212
 

Alameda Beach, bathing BANC PIC 1905.2163--PIC