Guide to the Album of photographic views of Oakland California [graphic], ca. 1915-1920

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Guide to the Album of Photographic Views of Oakland California [graphic], ca. 1915-1920

Collection number: BANC PIC 2000.056--ALB

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
April 2001
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 2001 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Album of Photographic Views of Oakland, California [graphic],
Date (inclusive): ca. 1915-1920
Collection Number: BANC PIC 2000.056--ALB
Creator: Cheney Photo Adv. Co.
Extent: 1 album (64 photographic prints) : ) : b&w ; album 14 x 23 cm.
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.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Album of photographic views of Oakland, California [graphic], BANC PIC 2000.056--ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Chiefly Oakland views, with several views of Berkeley. Scenes are those that would promote the region and focus on economic growth, prosperity, and amenities. Prominent are views of downtown streets and commercial buildings, schools and public buildings, the Oakland harbor and waterfront, newly developed residential neighborhoods, and industrial sites such as the Union Iron Works and shipyards, the Chevrolet Park factory and vicinity, the California Cottom Mills, and the Peet Brothers soap factory. Automobiles and streetcars are frequently included.
Photographs captioned in negative. Most bear photographer's numbers.

List of Items

item :1

City Hall, Oakland, Cal.

item :2

Looking down Broadway from 16th St. [Oakland]

item :3

[16th?] Street from San Pablo looking East

Physical Description: (C-203
item :4

San Pablo Avenue, Broadway

item :5

City Hall Square Oakland

Physical Description: C-203
item :6

Opening day pageant Oakland Auditorim

Physical Description: A-695
item :7

Broadway north from 11th

Physical Description: M-1321B
item :8

[Looking] east on 14th from Jefferson Oakland

item :9

Showing development and location of car lines [Streetcar lines indicated on photograph]

Physical Description: S-1029B
item :10

Showing part of Broadway frontage Polytecnic [sic] High School Oakland, Cal [Polytechnic High School]

item :11

Hotel Shattuck Berkeley

item :12

Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, Cal.

Physical Description: C-1432
item :13

16th St. from San Pablo looking east

Physical Description: (C-20[ ]
item :14

14th and Broadway Syndicate Building

item :15

Security Bank building 11th & Broadway

item :16

Looking east on 16th from San Pablo

Physical Description: C-198
item :17

Broadway north from eleventh

Physical Description: M-1321
item :18

Opening day pageant Oakland Auditorium [second copy. See also no. 6]

Physical Description: A-695
item :19

Hotel Oakland [photograph of artistic rendition]

item :20

Yards of Hanlon Dry Dock & Ship Building Co. Oakland

Physical Description: B-2490
item :21

Moore & Scott ship yards Oakland, Ca. from one of the big freighters

Physical Description: B-2476
item :22

Shipyards Union Iron Works Oakland

Physical Description: B-2488A
item :23

Union Iron Works Oakland Cal.

Physical Description: B-2487A
item :24

Homes in Nova Piedmont-Property developed by Realty Syndicate

Physical Description: A-1557
item :25

Looking south from Oakland Ave. Nova Piedmont showing developments

Physical Description: A-1549
item :26

Ship building plant Union Iron Works

Physical Description: B-248[ ]
item :27

Peet Bros. Mfg. Cos. soap factory Oakland

Physical Description: B-2497
item :28

Pacific Pipe & Tank Co's. plant under construction Oakland

Physical Description: B-2495
item :29

Weaving Room Cal Cotton Mills

item :30

Weaving Room California Cotton Mills Oakland

item :31

Showing part of Broadway frontage Polytecnic [sic] High School Oakland Cal [Polytechnic High School] [second copy]

item :32

Lakeside Park Oakland

Physical Description: C-296
item :33

Lakeside Park Oakland Cal.

Physical Description: C-284
item :34

Ships of the Alaska Packers Co. in Oakland Harbor

Physical Description: M-1111
item :35

South quay wall Oakland Battleship Milwaukee at Dock no. 1

Physical Description: C-439
item :36

[No caption]

Physical Description: M-1118
item :37

Ships of the Alaska Packers Co. in Oakland harbor

item :38

Oakland Harbor where rail and water meet

Physical Description: M-112A
item :39

Key route ferry bdg. Oakland, S.F. [San Francisco], & San Jose R.R.

item :40

Cor. [corner] University Ave. & Shattuck-Berkeley's business center

Physical Description: B-840
item :41

Looking towards Lot 199 down University Ave. 3 blocks from Cal. St.

Physical Description: B-842
item :42

Peralta Park 4 blocks north of Virginia St. showing St. Joseph's Academy for Boys

Physical Description: S-870
item :43

St. Joseph's Academy for Girls corner of California and Addison

Physical Description: S-872
item :44

Looking south from Berkeley Way showing lots marked L&M

Physical Description: S-967
item :45

Luther Burbank School University Ave. near San Pablo Ave. Berkeley

Physical Description: A-831
item :46

Berkeley City Hall near University Ave.

item :47

Berkeley water front foot of University Ave. at extreme right

Physical Description: S-879
item :48

Southern Pacific main line depot at foot of University Ave.

Physical Description: S-874
item :49

Overlooking city and bay & the Golden Gate [highlights marked on photograph]

Physical Description: S-1046B
item :50

Campanile U.C. Berkeley height 302 ft.

Physical Description: (C-1445)
item :51

Looking east on University near San Pablo Ave. showing lots nos. 5, 6, & 7

Physical Description: S-98[ ]
item :52

Development 3 blocks from Terminal Junction

item :53

Showing recent development at Pomona & Marin Avenues, Terminal Junction tract

Physical Description: A-1028
item :54

The beautiful approach to Chevrolet Park

Physical Description: A-108[ ]
item :55

Chevrolet Park [ ] the rough-tent used by street making gang

Physical Description: A-1018
item :56

Looking east to Chevrolet Park from water front and factory districts

Physical Description: C-501B
item :57

Foothill Boulevard, the automobile highway of Alameda Co. one block from Chevrolet Park-the Lincoln highway

Physical Description: A-1201
item :58

Pacific Coast Shredded Wheat Co's plant Oakland

item :59

Chevrolet Factory, rear view of west wing [exterior, with row of automobiles in foreground]

Physical Description: B-3465
item :60

The Campanile at Mills College

item :61

Mills College grounds adjoining Chevrolet Park

Physical Description: A-1053
item :62

Fremont High School near Chevrolet Park, one of the best rated schools in the state

Physical Description: A-1020
item :63

One of the new grammar schools near Chevrolet Park

Physical Description: B-13[ ]1
item :64

Cordova College a theological seminary 1-block from Chevrolet Park

Physical Description: A-1019