Glass negatives. Description: Twelve glass negatives of Lake Merritt by Henry Hussey. Acc.# 74.194.15E is a copy print of "Lake Merritt boat house, ca. 1916"; glass negative is in M.PPR.2.B.19 Betsy Willcuts, July 2002 Bibliography: THE HEART OF OAKLAND, A Walking Guide to Lake Merritt by Leslie Flint, Sponsored by the Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association The Sailboat House built in 1914 and remodeled in 1957 began as a canoe house. Originally it was a Mediterranean style building; one can still see a few of these elements today. Several types of boats can be rented by the hour at a newer boat house to the north; sailing instruction is also available.
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