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Paramount Theatre (Oakland, Calif.) Photographs from the Paramount Theatre records [graphic].
BANC PIC 1999.100--AX; BANC PIC 1999.100--ALB vol. 5; BANC PIC 1999.100--NEG box 1; BANC PIC 2008-2011--NEG(Strip) misc. box 5; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographs from the Paramount Theatre records

Creator/Contributor:

Paramount Theatre (Oakland, Calif.), creator

Creator/Contributor:

Centorbe, Cathe.

Creator/Contributor:

Galloway, Dennis.

Creator/Contributor:

Gabriel Moulin Studios

Creator/Contributor:

Commercial Studios

Abstract:

Photographs chiefly document the 1970s restoration of the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif., and the damage and repair following the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Also includes construction photographs, publicity photographs, and photographs depicting general interiors, exteriors, events and staff.

Date:

ca. 1930-ca. 1990 (issued)

Subject:

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Paramount Theatre (Oakland, Calif.) -- Archives
Paramount Theatre (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Motion picture theaters -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Theaters -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs

Note:

Numerous photographers, including Gabriel Moulin Studios, Cathe Centorbe, Dennis Galloway, Commercial Studios (Oakland), Roger Minick and Ken Hausmann.
Title devised by cataloger.
4 albums (vols. 1-4) were disbound for preservation purposes. Their contents are filed among the photographic prints in PIC box 2 (vols. 1-3) and AX folder 2 (vol. 4).
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Reproduction of photographic prints is prohibited under terms of gift. Written permission of the General Manager of the Paramount Theatre or his/her designee is required.
Photographs from the Paramount Theatre records, BANC PIC 1999.100, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of the Paramount Theatre; 1999 and 2009.
Construction of the Paramount Theatre in downtown Oakland, Calif. was begun by Paramount Publix Corporation, the exhibiting organization of Paramount Pictures, on December 12, 1930. Financial difficulties forced the sale of the uncompleted building to Fox-West Coast Theatres, who completed it on December 16, 1931, and operated the facility until it closed for restoration on September 15, 1970. The building was designed primarily by Timothy L. Pflueger of the architectural firm J.R. Miller and T.L. Pflueger. The Board of Directors of the Oakland Symphony purchased the building in 1972, and the City of Oakland assumed ownership in 1975. It was declared a National Historic Landmark on May 5, 1977. The Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 caused extensive damage; reconstruction was finished by 1996.
Transferred from the Paramount Theatre records (BANC MSS 99/269)

Type:

graphic
Slides.
Slides, color.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
photoprint
slide
transparency
3 boxes, 2 oversize folders and 1 album (ca. 1200 photographic prints and ca. 70 slides), 1 box (ca. 70 negatives and 29 transparencies) and ca. 400 negatives : b&w and color ; 28 x 36 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1999.100--AX
BANC PIC 1999.100--ALB vol. 5
BANC PIC 1999.100--NEG box 1
BANC PIC 2008-2011--NEG(Strip) misc. box 5
BANC PIC 1999.100--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 1999.100--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 1999.100--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 1999.100
BANC PIC 1999.100

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Reproduction of photographic prints is prohibited under terms of gift. Written permission of the General Manager of the Paramount Theatre or his/her designee is required.

Related Item:

Paramount Theatre records : Paramount Theatre (Oakland, Calif.)