Thursday, November 13, 2014

Throwback Thursday: East Oakland Circa 1868

By Anna Pulley
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 3:49 PM

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Don't you expect a blonde, apron-bedecked woman to start singing "The Hills Are Alive" at any moment?

This photo comes courtesy of the Online Archive of California and the Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division.

It shows a southwest view of East Oakland at 16th St., 17th St., and 18th Ave.

For more recent Oakland pics, check out our new Week in Photos series.

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