Miss California beauty contestant in swimsuit in front of crowds, outdoors.

From the exhibition "Oakland Revisited., Reflections of Life in the City's Past" Oakland Museum, 2-4/1987Brian SD. Suen, curator.Added by: P. Mendelsohn; August, 2002Idora Park was renowned not only for its (amusement) rides and sideshows but also for nightly opera performances and dramas in the park's Wigwam Theatre. Covering seventeen and a half acres from 55th to 58th streets, and from Telegraph to Shattuck Avenues, the park was razed in 1929 to make way for a housing tract.

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