H77.55.11

1902
Gift of Women's Board, Oakland Museum Association
H77.55.11


Photograph. Description: Front view of Bay School with students sitting on front steps. Sepia tone photograph. Boys seated in first two rows, girls in last oow rows. Condition: Very good, slightly soiled in lower left corner. 4-5/8" x 6 1/2". History: Bay School built in 1902, located on San Pablo A.e, in the Golden Gate District, now North Oakland. Photographer's name unknown. (on face of photo) Herbert Burns History of Golden Gate Elementary School (P.Lau, 8/2002) Golden Gate Elementary School, located at 62nd and San Pablo Ave., was built in 1890. Bay Public school (its original name) was annexed to the Oakland system in 1897, and became Bay Junior High school in 1920. A new brick building was built in 1922, but it was found necessary to reconstruct it in 1928 on account of the earthquake hazard. In 1921, the name was changed to Golden Gate Elementary School.
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