Views of Parks in Oakland, California, circa 1905

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Views of Parks in Oakland, California, circa 1905

Collection number: BANC PIC 1967.027--PIC

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
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Processed by Chris McDonald.
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Views of Parks in Oakland, California
Date (inclusive): circa 1905
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1967.027--PIC
Creator: California Photo Company Commercial Photo Company
Extent: 30 photographic prints measuring 20 x 25 cm. or smaller. 30 digital objects
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Abstract: The Views of Parks in Oakland, California collection contains 30 photographic prints taken circa 1905.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English

Information for Researchers

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Views of Parks in Oakland, California, BANC PIC 1967.027--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Digital Representations Available

Digital representations of selected original pictorial materials are available in the list of materials below. Digital image files were prepared from selected Library originals by the Library Photographic Service. Library originals were copied onto 35mm color transparency film; the film was scanned and transferred to Kodak Photo CD (by Custom Process); and the Photo CD files were color-corrected and saved in JFIF (JPEG) format for use as viewing files.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog
California Heritage Project. CU-BANC
Commercial Photo Company.
Online Archive of California.
Bella Vista Park (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
Boats and boating -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs.
Bushrod Park (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
DeFremery Park (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
Festivals -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs.
Lakeside Park (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
Merritt, Lake (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
Mosswood Park (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
Parks -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs.
Piedmont Park (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
School children -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs.
Track and field -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The Views of Parks in Oakland, California photographs were purchased in 1967.

Scope and Content

The Views of Parks in Oakland, California collection contains 30 photographic prints taken circa 1905. The collection features views and scenes from several Oakland area parks, including Lake Merritt, Lakeside, Mosswood, Bella Vista, Bushrod, DeFremery, and Piedmont. The photographs picture boating, May Festival ceremonies, a track and field event, lawn bowling, a concert, school groups, playground scenes, and other recreational activity. More general views illustrate park design and landscaping. The downtown Oakland skyline is also pictured in many of the photographs.
Most of the prints are embossed with the stamp of either the California Photo Company or the Commercial Photo Company.

Container Listing

 

Children's Corner, Bella Vista [Park]. BANC PIC 1971.069:01--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

P.15.
 

Basketball, Bella Vista Pg [playground]. BANC PIC 1971.069:02--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

P.9.
 

Tennis Courts, Bella Vista Pg [playground]. BANC PIC 1971.069:03--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

P.10.
 

Portion of Bushrod Pg [playground]. BANC PIC 1971.069:04--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

P.6.
 

[Bushrod Park]. BANC PIC 1971.069:05--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company
 

1/4 Mile Run... [verso surface torn], Bushrod Playground. BANC PIC 1971.069:06--PIC

 

"Slide", de Fremery P[lay]g[round]. BANC PIC 1971.069:07--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

P.19.
 

[Lake Merritt.] BANC PIC 1971.069:08--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

1109.
 

Boating on Lake Merritt. BANC PIC 1971.069:09--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

B9.
 

Boating on Lake Merritt, a salt water Lake in the heart of the city. BANC PIC 1971.069:10--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

B11.
 

School Boy's Crew, Lake Merritt. BANC PIC 1971.069:11--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

B.8.
 

School Girls' Crew, Lake Merritt. BANC PIC 1971.069:12--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

B.6.
 

[Lake Merritt.] BANC PIC 1971.069:13--PIC

 

View From Lakeside Park. BANC PIC 1971.069:14--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company
 

Lakeside Park. BANC PIC 1971.069:15--PIC

Creator/Collector: Commercial Photo Company
 

Bowling Green, Lakeside Park. BANC PIC 1971.069:16--PIC

Creator/Collector: Commercial Photo Company
 

McElroy Memorial Fountain, Lakeside Park. BANC PIC 1971.069:17--PIC

Creator/Collector: Commercial Photo Company
 

Band Stand, Lakeside Park, Oakland. BANC PIC 1971.069:18--PIC

Creator/Collector: Commercial Photo Company

Additional Note

269.
 

Lakeside Park. BANC PIC 1971.069:19--PIC

Creator/Collector: Commercial Photo Company
 

Lakeside Park, May Festival. BANC PIC 1971.069:20--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

L23
 

[May Festival, Lakeside Park.] BANC PIC 1971.069:21--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

L24
 

May Festival, Lakeside Park. BANC PIC 1971.069:22--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

L25.
 

May Festival [Lakeside Park]. BANC PIC 1971.069:23--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

L.-2.
 

In Mosswood Park, Oakland. BANC PIC 1971.069:24--PIC

Creator/Collector: Commercial Photo Company
 

Mosswood Park, Oakland. BANC PIC 1971.069:25--PIC

 

Mosswood Park, Oakland. BANC PIC 1971.069:26--PIC

Creator/Collector: Commercial Photo Company
 

[Mosswood Park.] BANC PIC 1971.069:27--PIC

 

The Play field. Mosswood Playground. BANC PIC 1971.069:28--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

P.11.
 

Volley Ball, Mosswood P[lay]g[round]. BANC PIC 1971.069:29--PIC

Creator/Collector: California Photo Company

Additional Note

B19.
 

[Piedmont Park?] BANC PIC 1971.069:30--PIC