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New or greatly enlarged industrial establishments of Oakland and East Bay cities / by Oakland (Calif.) Chamber of Commerce
Oakland Chamber of Commerce. Publicity Bureau
Breed, Arthur H., Jr., 1903-1989. ; Cheney Photo Advertising Co. ; Wickham Havens, Inc
Date Created and/or Issued
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Oakland Public Library
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Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
Selections from the Collections of the Oakland History Room and the Maps Division of the Oakland Public Library
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An album promoting Oakland and East Bay industrial facilities and real estate containing photographs by the Cheney Photo Advertising Co. Each page displays a single photograph with a caption. Some of the images scanned poorly due to warping of the originals. Two pages reproduce paintings, one depicting the proposed bascule bridge for Oakland's inner harbor. The album also includes some pages of text containing industrial statistics and descriptions of proposed developments, including a naval base. "Compliments of Senator Arthur H. Breed, Jr., Alameda County" printed on a sticker adhered on the inside cover. "Cheney Photo Adv. Co." is embossed on the inside cover and on individual pages. Indexed in the Local History Index by the Oakland History Room. Subjects depicted, in sequence: Alaska Packers' (Alameda) fleet in the Oakland Inner Harbor, a battleship at the Oakland City (Municipal) Wharves, Union Iron Works (six shots), Moore Dry Dock (Shipbuilding) Co., W. F. Stone Shipbuilding Co., Barnes-Tibbitts shipyard under construction, Hanlon Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Co., Pacific Tank and Pipe Co. and Mercantile Box Co. (two views each), Albers Bros. (three views), Shredded Wheat Co., Peoples Baking Co. (Emeryville), United Canneries Co. (three views), Sunlit Fruit Co. (Berkeley), Atlas Gas Engine Co., Best Co., Standard Gas Engine Co., Judson Manufacturing Co. (Emeryville), California Cotton Mills (two views), Western Fuel Co., West Coast Kalsomine Co. (Berkeley), Peet Bros. (Berkeley) (two views), Paraffine Paint Co. (Emeryville), Barbour Chemical Works, Stauffer Oil Co. (Berkeley), ElDorado Oil Co. (Berkeley), under construction, Skandia Pacific Oil Engine Co., Oliver Manufacturing Co. & Doak Gas Engine Co., Catalytic Chemical Co. (Berkeley), Pacific Container Co., Atlas Gas Engine Co. (interior), Best Steel Casting Co. (San Leandro), Cutter Laboratories (Berkeley), Air Reduction Co. (Emeryville), Burdett Oxygen Co., Aluminum Products Co., Union Hide Co., Marchant Calculating Co., Pacific Manifolding Book Co. (Emeryville), Oakland Mazda Lamp Works (General Electric), Cardinet Candy Co., Hall-Scott Motor Car Co., Pacific Tire Tread Co., Fageol Motors Co. (groundbreaking & two static views), Chevrolet Motor Co. of California (two views), page of text describing plans for the naval base at Alameda and of local steel-based industries, views of Hollywood, a portion of the Elmhurst district of East Oakland, including two views up Stanley Avenue and two general views, cherry picking in Hollywood (two views), second unit of the Fageol plant, sewerage underway in Hollywood, City Hall, intersection of Broadway and Telegraph Avenue, 14th Street and Broadway, view of Broadway and the Security Bank Building, interior of the Hall-Scott Motor Co. plant, three additional views of the Chevrolet Motor Co. (of California) plant, additional view of 14th Street and Broadway, additional view of Broadway and Telegraph Avenue, City Hall with a Christmas tree, additional view of City Hall, badly warped view of the bird sanctuary and the pergola at Lake Merritt, the Conservatory at Lakeside Park, wild ducks at Lakeside Park, view of the Grand Lake district prior to development, City Hall (now Frank Ogawa) Plaza, street-level view of 14th Street and Broadway, East Piedmont Heights in the Trestle Glen district of Oakland, a home in Crocker Highlands, McElroy Fountain in Lakeside Park, the bowling green at Lakeside Park, view of Harrison Boulevard (Street), residence of John Connors in Crocker Highlands, Geisa residence in East Piedmont Heights, view in Crocker Highlands (?), Doe Library at the University of California, Berkeley, Wheeler Hall at the University of California, Berkeley, a street-paver (uncaptioned), proposed bascule bridge across the Inner Harbor (badly warped), a bungalow built in an orchard (no caption, location in East Oakland), home of A. S. Larkey in Crocker Highlands, home of Walter Starr in Piedmont, two views of homes in Crocker Highlands, typical home in Adams Point, home of J. L. Lombard in Piedmont, panorama of Crocker Highlands and East Piedmont Heights, a May Day festival in Trestle Glen, two views of developments by Wickham Havens in Adams Point, view of Mandana Boulevard in Lakeshore Highlands, two views of typical bungalows offered by Wickham Havens, view of East Piedmont Heights from Mandana and Lake Shore avenues, residence of Walton N. Moore in the Crocker Tract, Piedmont, street-level view of the offices of Wickham Havens Inc. at 1308 Broadway, interior of the offices of Wickham Havens Inc., the Oakland Auditorium, beach at Lakeside Park, view of Broadway, Oakland (repeated), Clay Street, view of Lakeside Park from the bird sanctuary, home on Lake Shore Avenue, roses in East Piedmont Heights, private school for girls in Piedmont, view of Lake Merritt, El Embarcadero at Lake Merritt, view of Piedmont Knoll and East Piedmont Heights, panorama of Trestle Glen district (looking south), Tudor-style home in Crocker Highlands, "small" house without location, Greek Theatre (Berkeley), Sather Tower (the campanile) at the University of California, Berkeley, interior of sales office of Wickham Havens Inc., book-keeping department of Wickham Havens Inc., panorama of Oakland from Piedmont, lobby of the Hotel Oakland, St. Mary's College (of California), a large residence in Trestle Glen, cityscape across Lake Merritt (from Clinton district), "Sunset on Lake Merritt (at El Embarcadero)," two views of "attractive" bungalows (one badly warped), Lakeside (Westlake) School, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, residence of W. E. Creed in Piedmont (badly warped), residence of Sen. Arthur H. Breed in Piedmont, atrium of the Hotel Oakland, dining room of the Hotel Oakland, "charming" residence in Crocker Tract of Piedmont, view of Lakeshore Highlands, boat landing at Lake Merritt, Municipal Boathouse, characteristic home in Piedmont Knoll, "small" home in the Grand Lake district, new houses on Mandana Boulevard, (Oakland) Technical High School, three separate views of home without specified locations, Sather Gate, home in East Piedmont Heights, home in Adams Point, residence in Crocker Highlands, exterior of a bungalow, location unspecified, "One day's output at Chevrolet factory," factory of V.K. Sturgis Co. & National Rubber Manufacturing Co. in East Oakland.
170 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 29 cm.
917.946 Oa4ph
Real estate development - California - Oakland
Bridges - California - Oakland Inner Harbor - Pictorial works
Construction industry - California - Oakland - Pictorial works
Military bases - California - Oakland
Alber Bros. Milling Co. (Oakland, Calif.) - Pictorial works
United Canneries Co. of California (Oakland, Calif.) - Pictorial works
Chevrolet Motor Company of California (Oakland, Calif.) - Pictorial works
Lakeside Park (Oakland, Calif.) - Pictorial works
Breed, Arthur Hastings, 1865-1953 - Homes and haunts - Pictorial works
Wickham Havens, Inc. - Pictorial works
Oakland (Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.
East Oakland (Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.
Elmhurst (Calif.) - Pictorial works.
Oakland (Calif.) - Buildings, structures, etc. - Pictorial works.
Berkeley (Calif.) - Industries - Pictorial works.
Emeryville (Calif.) - Industries - Pictorial works.
Trestle Glen (Oakland, Calif.) - Pictorial works.
Piedmont (Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.

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