duck

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

Lake...

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

Lake...

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

Lake...

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

Lake...

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

Lake...

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

Lake...

1955-1975

A ranger/naturalist in the Bird Sancturay at Lake Merritt is holding in his left arm and right hand a duck, presumably for people to get a better look at. the ranger is in uniform, and his shield...

c. 1925

Wild ducks at Lake Merritt.

Miniature photograph album of Oakland c. 1925

Betsy Willcuts, July 2002

Bibliography: THE HEART OF OAKLAND, A Walking Guide to Lake Merritt by...

Written on the back: Lake Merritt Ducks Probably Eric Swenson photo

1915

Handwritten on the bottom of the photo on the front, "Nov. 1915 Conaway Ranch." Handwritten on the back, "Chasing ducks out of rice fields, 1915." Photo is very difficult to make out but you can...

1970-1985

A display case and backdrop in the Natural Science Gallery showing ducks in a marsh and in flight. A typewritten explanation appears on a tissue protective covering over the photo as follows: "...

c. 1915

Negative shows a flock of ducks on a lawn, probably at Lake Merritt. A few large homes are in the background. A group of saplings have been planted near the ducks.

Contact print #150...

Glass negatives. Description: Twelve glass negatives of Lake Merritt by Henry Hussey. Acc.# 74.194.15J is a copy print of "Lake Merritt Swans and Ducks".

10/1/17

Ducks on Lake Merritt 10/1/1917

Betsy Willcuts, June 2002

Bibliography: THE HEART OF OAKLAND, A Walking Guide to Lake Merritt by Leslie Flint, Sponsored by the Camron-Stanford House...

View of Lake Merritt with Ducks

1-Mar-48

This black and white, glossy photograph has a small white border on all four sides. It is stamped, in green on the back "Photo By Corwin Hansen, San Francisco, Calif." Also on the back, written...

1949

From caption on back of photograph: "Lake Merritt's famous duck colony had a much greater population in its early days, as attested to in this picture." Thousands of ducks congegrate around the...

1947

From caption on back of photograph: "This picture demonstrates that ducks are smart. Thousands made their home in Lake Merritt and on the shores of Lakeside Park as they fled from shooting areas...

1945

From caption on back of photograph: "Betcha haven't seen such a mess of eating since you - well, since you last saw this spot in the flesh. Yep, it's the Lake Merritt duck pond and refuge edging...

1947

From caption on back of photograph: "The swans, with their awkward grace, twist their sinewy necks about in search of food. They are the favored of the visitors. Here Tommy Ough Jr., of 4337...

1947

From caption on back of photograph: "That's a California snow goose eating from the hand of John Bruce Sheehy, seven, of 5733 Roberts Avenue. With John is his brother, Bobby, four and a half."...

1948

From back of photograph: "Bringing up duck to be tab." A line of hunters wait to bring up their catches. Each of the four hunters carries at least two dead ducks. At the head of the line two...

1939

From caption on back of photograph: "Wings beating, thousands of ducks settle earthward, a sight that many hunters will see tomorrow morning as the migration waterfowl season opens in...

1930s

From caption on back of photograph: "You can't fool the ducks at Lake Merritt. No matter what the opening date of the duck season, they start their hegira to the lake sanctuary two days in...

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