This is a black and white photograph showing a person sitting outdoors by a table of objects. The person sits in a chair at left in the composition wearing sandals and wrapped in cloth. A light-...

c. 1965

Color photograph contains an image of Oscar Maurer standing in front of a desk at lower right that supports a pink typewriter, a metal desk lamp, a magnifying glass, books, and other miscellaneous...

mid 20th century

Black and white photograph contains an image of a domestic interior room. The composition is set looking into the corner of a room that is light colored on the lower part of the walls and has...

Wyoming Station, Engine No. 23 on Main Track
circa 1868

No 55 Wyoming Station Engine No 23 on Main Track (Scratched on negative). Men gathered around station. Engine head lamp decorated with rack of elk antlers.

Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has a background image of different light bulbs - background color transitions from white at the left to green and then black along the right edge. Over the bulbs is a semi-transparent pink...

The Dressing Table

Poster has white background overall. Poster is printed with a large colorful, stylized drawing. The drawing shows a dresser with an open drawer and something blue hanging out. Atop the dresser...

The 12th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair

Poster printed with yellow, red, and black ink on white paper. Text at top reads, "Bound Together Books Presents the 12th Annual Bay Area" and continues below in large font, "Anarchist Bookfair...

untitled [armed woman and child]

The poster has a large stylized drawing of a woman and child overall. The drawing shows a living room with the woman seated on a couch at left and the child standing before her at the center of...

Notice: All People! The Hearth Coffee House

Poster has a brown background with orange design and text. In the center is an image of a lamp with a coffee mug and a coffee pot that has words making up its shape. The left and right sides have...

Untitled (Mid-century Woman)

The poster has a black border overall. The poster has a stylized drawing of a female figure, she appears to be sitting on a mobile or sculpture, reminiscent of those made by Alexander Calder, with...

c. 1965

Color film photonegative contains an image of a television and a desk lamp illuminated in an otherwise dark room.

Sharon Wild (from the series The Valley)

Image depicts Evelyn Eaton, Kay DeHart and Vivian Kinsel in a living room making dolls and stuffed animals. Many toys and plush animals are strewn about the room. From the Oakland Tribune...


Handwritten on back, "New Kids on the Block at the Cow Palace in San Francisco." Below this, typed upside-down is "NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK atthe [sic] Cow Palace 2-19-91, almost...


From the caption that ran with the image: "Students stroll on the picturesque campus at St. Mary's College in Moraga. Contra Costa colleges may be facing more competition for students...


From the caption that ran with the image: "Councilman Scott Weakley has Roly Poly sit up pretty for the cameraman after bringing his kitten to a City Council meeting last night. Roly Poly...


Image depicts a number of students sitting on a bench in a courtyard at St. Mary's college. From the Oakland Tribune Collection

ca. 1890-1895

Photograph mounted on black paper; shows interior of the home at 6th Avenue and East 14th Street, Oakland. The interior is decorated with white sways and ferns. The house was a wedding present...

ca. 1900

"Fabiola Hospital Nurses Recreation Room, ca. 1900". Photograph. Description: Interior view of nurses quarters recreation room featuring piano and desk. Title: Fabiola hospital, nurses...

20th century

This is one of several glossy black and white photographs of Dorothy Liebes kept by weaver and friend, Kamma Zethraus. The image is of an interior. Liebes, dressed in a black, short sleeved...


The notations on the back of the photo read "American Trust Company" and "4 cols [columns]", but they do not shed much light on the scene other than the photo was probably part of a four-column...


edition 2/5


Tri-footed iron floor lamp with toned and peened copper shade. The top of the stand is curved in an embellished hook that holds the bell-shaped lamp shade.


This is a group of prints made by 10 artists: Sherry Smith Bell ("Eureka," media:drypoint/collograph using high impact plastic as a matrix) , Judith K. Brodsky ("Zipporah and the Birds," media:tal...

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