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3800 San Pablo Ave.  A.L. Learner Feb 22,1954

3800 San Pablo Ave. A.L. Learner Feb 22,1954

KPIX's Belva Davis reports from Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland (1971) Founder Yusuf Bey explains the process of trial and error that enables them to bake organic products for the "health conscious" that also taste good. There are views of customers inside the store and also detailed scenes of employees working on the production line. Ends with Davis explaining that three shifts keep the bakery operating 24 hours a day.

KPIX's Belva Davis reports from Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland

Interurban Electric Railway car at the Fruitvale Station. This is around Fruitvale & San Leandro St. Station and the Montgomery Ward in the background are both gone.    http://www.oberail.org/page/interurban_electric/  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Bay_Electric_Lines

Interurban Electric Railway car at the Fruitvale Station. This is around Fruitvale & San Leandro St. Station and the Montgomery Ward in the background are both gone. http://www.oberail.org/page/interurban_electric/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Bay_Electric_Lines

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Lake View Cottage on the 12th St. Dam [picture]. July 4 1895 (Earlier/originally Old Blaise House)

Lake View Cottage on the St. July 4 1895 (Earlier/originally Old Blaise House)

The Colombo Club at 53rd and Claremont has been a social gathering place for Italians in Oakland for almost 100 years. Photo by Amna Hassan.

The Colombo Club at and Claremont has been a social gathering place for Italians in Oakland for almost 100 years. Photo by Amna Hassan.

KNOWN AS Broadway, Kennedy, OR INTER-COUNTY TUNNEL. Circa 1947 - Interior of the 1,000 foot timber bore opened in the 1903. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors authorized the closing of the tunnel in June 1947. (Russ Reed/Oakland Tribune)

KNOWN AS Broadway, Kennedy, OR INTER-COUNTY TUNNEL. Circa 1947 - Interior of the foot timber bore opened in the The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors authorized the closing of the tunnel in June (Russ Reed/Oakland Tribune)

The Oakland Tribune moved into the first floor of the Galindo Hotel, 413-417 Eighth Street and stayed there October 1, 1880 to June 28, 1906. (Oakland Tribune Photo)

The Oakland Tribune moved into the first floor of the Galindo Hotel, Eighth Street and stayed there October 1880 to June (Oakland Tribune Photo)

Jack London Square Sign

old-jack-london-square - Live/Love Oakland

Centennial House, West Oakland (ca.1880) The Centennial House was a hotel in West Oakland at the corner of 7th Street -- then Railroad Avenue -- at Cedar Street, where I-880 is now. "If a woman (or a family for that matter) chose to rent space in a purpose-built hotel, there was either the genteel Centennial House or the well-regarded Railroad Exchange Hotel; women rarely sought lodging at the neighborhood's rougher establishments."

Centennial House, West Oakland (ca.1880) The Centennial House was a hotel in West Oakland at the corner of 7th Street -- then Railroad Avenue -- at Cedar Street, where I-880 is now. "If a woman (or a family for that matter) chose to rent space in a purpose-built hotel, there was either the genteel Centennial House or the well-regarded Railroad Exchange Hotel; women rarely sought lodging at the neighborhood's rougher establishments."

"China Town, Oakland, Cal."

"China Town, Oakland, Cal."

The Railroad Exchange Hotel, a working class boardinghouse on the corner of 7th Street and Bay Street in West Oakland, was opened in 1865 by German immigrant John Frese. One of the first hotels in the area, it had a dedicated entrance, a lobby, and ground floor office. The hotel's saloon had a separate entrance, which meant that respectable women could stay in the hotel; women boarding at a hotel with entry through the saloon only were assumed to be prostitutes.

The Railroad Exchange Hotel, a working class boardinghouse on the corner of

Oakland University, 12th Street, Oakland, Alameda County (ca. 1860) via Calisphere, California Digital Library

Oakland University, Street, Oakland, Alameda County (ca. via Calisphere, California Digital Library

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