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Berkeley and Oakland Businesses and Scenes, ca. 1900-ca. 1939
BANC PIC 1988.063 -- PIC  
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Description
The Berkeley and Oakland Businesses and Scenes collection contains 52 photographs and 3 post cards dating from around the turn of the century to the 1930s. The collection contains a miscellany of residences, businesses, street scenes, group portraits, and churches. A large portion of the collection apparently documents the iron ornamentation of many of the featured buildings--perhaps the work of Liberty Ornamental Iron and Wire Works, Inc., which is pictured in at least one photograph. Notable buildings and locations include the Berkeley City Hall, the University of California at Berkeley, the Lutheran Church on Bancroft Way in Berkeley, Shattuck Avenue, Alta Bates Hospital, the residence of C.L. Best, a large Masonic building, and the RKO Golden Gate Theatre. Much specific information relating to many of the photographs--such as location, subject matter, date, or photographer--remains unidentified.
Extent
52 photographic prints, 21 x 26 cm. or smaller; 3 post cards, 9 x 14 cm. or smaller. 54 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is available for use.