Guide to the Businesses and scenes in Oakland, Calif., ca. 1914-ca. 1920

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Guide to the Businesses and scenes in Oakland, Calif., ca. 1914-ca. 1920

Collection number: BANC PIC 1983.123--NEG

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Businesses and scenes in Oakland, Calif.,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1914-ca. 1920
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1983.123--NEG
Creator: Cheney Photo Adv. Co.
Extent: 29 glass negatives; 8 x 10 in.
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Collection consists of photographs of a number of Oakland businesses, institutions, homes, streets, and scenes. Included are the Hall-Scott Motor Co. and several businesses from the Richmond, Calif. area.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Shelved as BANC PIC 1983.123--PIC. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Businesses and scenes in Oakland, Calif., BANC PIC 1983.123--NEG, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Indexing Terms

Hall-Scott Motor Car Company, Inc.--Pictorial works.
Oakland (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
Richmond (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
Cheney, E. S. (Eston S.).

Biographic Note

Cheney Photo Adv. Co. was a business owned by E.S. Cheney.

Scope and Content

Businesses and scenes in Oakland, Calif. consists of 29 photographs by the Cheney Photo Adv. Co., taken ca. 1914-1920. Views include Oakland businesses, institutions, homes, streets, and scenes, as well as views of several businesses from the Richmond, Calif. area.
Also includes one view of the Hall-Scott Motor Car Company, Inc.

Negative Storage Note

Restricted glass negatives are housed in the following boxes:
  • 1-8: Box 1
  • 9-15: Box 2
  • 16-22: Box 3
  • 23-29: Box 4

item 1

[Security Bank Building, 1106 Broadway, 1914?] A-582

item 2

C. Monoge, [307 Broadway: N.E. corner 8th and Broadway, 1920?] ----

item 3

[S.E. corner 8th and Broadway] Banca Popolare Fugazi A-2856

item 4

Kiel & Evans Co., [1450 Harrison St.] M-651

item 5

E. Sinai Furniture & Stoves; Seamen's Rest [both bear old and new addresses on Broadway] C66

item 6

New Polytecnic High School, Oakland, Cal. S-897

item 7

[Lake Merritt scene with yachts] M-66

item 8

Corner of the assembling room for Aeroplane Motors Hall-Scott Motor Co. A-1606

item 9

[Interior of unidentified factory] A-2570

item 10

[Interior of Oakland Enquirer Office, showing advertising and subscription windows] B-637

item 11

[Interior of unidentified grocery store] E-56

item 12

[Interior of butcher shop; sign on scale: Richmond Market, O.R. Ludewig, Prop.] E-61

item 13

[Interior of Clark's, coffee shop] F-211

item 14

[Interior of room with dresser and built-in seat (?)] B-411

item 15

[Interior of California style redwood house with Christmas tree and 2 children on wheeled toy.] ----

item 16

[Interior of what may be an orphanage; nine girls saying prayers at foot of beds] ----

item 17

[Looking N.W. into Hollywood from Lewis Ave. Oakland. One house at left; printing in negative identifying Hollywood, Beverly Terrace, Foothill Blvd, and Golf Links] B-2257

item 18

[Looking out Foothill Blvd. at Havenscourt Blvd.; cars approaching; pillars at intersection] A-1269

item 19

[Land sale at Lakeshore Highlands, by Walter H. Limert Co.; striped sales tent at left, cars parked, people near tent], 1920. E-664

item 20

Home Club and Cottages from Ardsley Heights. [Large building to right with covered stairway leading up from street below; Clinton Mound Tract identified in negative] S-409

item 21

[Automobile overturned near Harrison Market,] at 12th and Harrison Sts., May 24th, 1919. A-3278

item 22

[Scene in Oakland estuary] C-435

item 23

[Tidal basin near built-up railroad line] S-671

item 24

Richmond Furniture Co. B-1015

item 25

New public school, Point Richmond, Cal. B-743

item 26-27

Marchant Calculating Machine Co. [Buildings] A-3400 & nn

item 28

[Water temple at Crystal Springs, 1919(?)] B-2691

item 29

Stern Propeller, May 17th 19 [sic], W.P. Ferry. W-1140