c. 1917
9 in HIGH x 11.25 in WIDE
(22.86 cm HIGH x 28.57 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Clipping on the back, June 1, 1941-- "At the foot of Adeline Street is the Moore shipyard, which employs thousands these days, as work is being rushed for the present war defense. In the left foreground are the Howard Terminal and King Coal Company. In the distance can be seen Alameda Mole (left) and Western Pacific Mole (right) and Yerba Buena Island beyond." Handwritten on the back, "....King Coal Co. in foreground First World War." Photo is an aerial view of the area surrounding Moore Dry Dock Co. around the time of World War I. Several ships are being built at Moore. Oakland Heritage Alliance News Vol. 12 N0.2, Fall, 1992 Issue By: P. Mendelsohn, 8/02 The Charles P. Howard Terminal Howard Terminal , built between 1926 and 1930, is the surviving part of the original Grove Street Pier. It served as the Port of Oakland's first permanent headquarters from 1931 to 1961. When built the building was considered state of the art in harbor terminal design. The monumental faヘade reflected the Beaux Arts and City Beautiful influences that promoted the use of classical architectural elements to embellish utilitarian buildings. The terminal was part of harbor improvements financed by a $9.96 million bond issue approved by voters in 1925. In 1929, Oakland was designated a full point of entry and established a local customs service, opening the Port to foreign import and export activities.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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