5 in HIGH x 7 in WIDE
(12.70 cm HIGH x 17.78 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Envelope reads "Mosswood playground 1912." Negative shows a group of girls playing some game with a large ball. A little boy wearing overalls and a hat is watching the game (his back turned to the camera). A man is also turned to watch the game, possibly he is the supervisor of the girls. (4/2002, G. Weininger, from DeWitt Jones, Oakland Parks and Playgrounds, 1935): This estate was purchased by Oakland for $72,000 in 1912 as the result of efforts of Mayor Frank Mott. The park is now the site of the Vagabond Theatre, a large truck with a well-equipped stage, which moves around among California towns.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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