M. L. Cohen

1869-1869

The inscription on the back of the photo reads "Visit to Smith home" The home referred to is Francis Marion Smith's. Smith was the developer of Borax mines in Death Valley, and later a dominant...

1875

The notation on the back of the photo reads: " looking South on Washingtron St from 14th St. 1875" Two storey residences are in the foreground, and larger commerical buidlings in the...

1919

A group picture in which four uniform Army officers and one enlisted man of the 159th (regiment, battalion, division?] along with two male civilians are posed with movie star Mary Pickford,...

1919

A group photo with film star Mary Pickford, wearing a military overseas cap and blouse and skirt, at center. The enlisted soldier in 2000.1.1070 is in this photo at Pickford's left; he is wearing...

1934-1938

Per the pencil notation on the back of the photo this is a National Recovery Act [passed in the early days of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first administration JM 9/14/2000] parade of uniformed Boy...

1869

Theinscription on the back of the photo reads "Looking down Broadway frrom 8th St. 1869" Broadway in this scene is a dirt road with wagon tire marks on its surface. At left there is a tiered...

23-Jan-48

A panoramic view of the skyline across Lake Merritt to Downtown Oakland. From left to right the prominent buildings are the Oakland Audtitorim, the Alameda County Courthouse, the Scottish rite...

3-Jan-19

According to the typewritten notation on the front of the photo, this is the "Reception on the return of 143rd Artillery, Battery "B" from France. Oakland Hotel, Oakland, Cal. Jan 3rd, 1919."...

1919-1931

Five men are standing in front a railing; another man is identifiable only by the top of his hat, behind man # 2. Begining with the man at left, wearing a top hat, man #2 is wearing a bowler, man...

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