Throwback Thursday: East Oakland Circa 1868


Don’t you expect a blonde, apron-bedecked woman to start singing “The Hills Are Alive” at any moment?

[jump] This photo comes courtesy of the Online Archive of California and the Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division.

It shows a southwest view of East Oakland at 16th St., 17th St., and 18th Ave.

For more recent Oakland pics, check out our new Week in Photos series.

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