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Title
Vernon Rock-Ridge Hall [picture]
Creator
Morris & Muller Co
Date Created and/or Issued
1912?
Publication Information
Oakland Public Library
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
Collection
Selections from the Collections of the Oakland History Room and the Maps Division of the Oakland Public Library
Rights Information
Public domain
Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Title from item. A contact print from the glass negative. The photograph shows children in front of the Vernon Rock-Ridge Hall, a community clubhouse of the Vernon Rock-Ridge Improvement Club, designed by its president, architect Clarence A. Tantau and completed in 1911 as the first of its kind in Oakland. Financing for the structure came through a cooperative sale of shares with a final total of 85 shareholders among members of the community. The facility served as a clubhouse for community events and as a children's center. Currently (as of July 2006), the structure houses Ye Ole Hut, a familiar saloon along the College Avenue commercial strip. Glass negative number in Oakland History Room's collection : G-33
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt3t1nd069
copl_165
Neg. G-33.
Subject
Community centers - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Day care centers - History - Pictorial works
Architecture - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Vernon Rock-Ridge Hall (Oakland, Calif.) - Pictorial works
Ye Ole Hut (Oakland, Calif.) - History - Pictorial works
Place
Rockridge (Oakland, Calif.) - Buildings, structures, etc. - Pictorial works.

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