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See America First (1931)
Actress Kay Gordon visits various Oakland, California businesses.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland;
Duration: 00:15:45
Popularity (downloads): 97
Oakland Real Estate Promotional Film (1928)
Real estate promotional film on Oakland, California and her sister cities made by Wickham Havens, a local developer.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland;
Duration: 00:15:35
Popularity (downloads): 138
[Amateur Skating Champs] (1950)
National Rollerskating Championships get under way in Oakland Auditorium. Newsreel story.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels; Sports: Rollerskating; Oakland, California;
Duration: 00:01:19
Popularity (downloads): 374
Oakland Oaks Baseball Season Opens (1918)
Baseball season opens in Oakland, California: April 2, 1918; auto parade through downtown streets and pregame warmup.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Baseball;San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland;Sports: Baseball;
Duration: 00:02:19
Popularity (downloads): 351
When You Are a Pedestrian (1948)
Pedestrians and motorists share the responsibility for accident prevention. Filmed on the streets and sidewalks of Oakland, California, and on a tabletop with model cars and dolls representing pedestrians. The...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Safety: Pedestrian;Animation: Stop-motion;San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland;
Duration: 00:09:55
Popularity (downloads): 603
You and Your Bicycle (1948)
Bicycle safety film for children, shot on the streets of Oakland and Berkeley, California. Features numerous examples of safe and unsafe cycle riding, simulated accidents, and scenes of post-World War...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Bicycles; Bicycles: Safety; San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland;
Duration: 00:08:58
Popularity (downloads): 380
California Cotton Mills (1924)
Workers and machines at the California Cotton Mills in Oakland.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Occupations: Textile;Cotton;
Duration: 00:06:57
Popularity (downloads): 137
[Hats in Ring: Knowland, Knight Declare Candidacy] (1950)
Senator William Knowland (publisher, Oakland Tribune) announces candidacy in the Republican primary for Governor of California. Incumbent Governor Goodwin Knight accuses him of national ambition. Attorney General Edmund G. Brown,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels; Political campaigns and elections: California; Knowland, William;
Duration: 00:49:00
Popularity (downloads): 336
California Picture Book (1946)
Pictorial travelogue of California, using a variety of stock footage.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: California: History;California;Travelogues;
Duration: 00:11:35
Popularity (downloads): 661
[Oakland Women’s Rowing Club] (1950)
Oakland, Calif.: Women's rowing club on Lake Merritt. Newsreel story.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels; Sports: Rowing; Sports: Women;
Duration: 00:37:00
Popularity (downloads): 502

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