Oakland, Cal. Oakland Tribune. 1922.
Color pictorial wrappers, 12 x 9 1/2 inches, 120pp, illustrated throughout in black and white. Two repaired tears in upper right margin of front cover, barely noticeable light crease to cover, two spots to back cover, interior clean and tight. A fascinating documentation of the San Francisco Bay District in the boom years of the early 1920s. Many interesting maps such as "Total number of 1-story houses built in Oakland, Jan. 1 to July 1, 1921"; a Map-Directory of East Bay Industries with a list of businesses which are located on the map. Short articles include: Farms in a City" about the Bay Farm Island Co-operative Colony; The Pergola Tavern; the Piggly-Wiggly stores; Bake-Rite Bakery; The Sacramento Short Line etc. A full page is devoted to the "Aims of the Chinese Nationalist Party. The South China Government of Dr. Sun Yat Sen (which) Looks to the United States for Help in Freeing China, Ousting the Militarists and Setting Up a Stable Regime." The attractive color cover is "an aeroplane photograph of the heart of the San Francisco Bay District...The territory included in this picture is but a small part of the Eastbay District..." with a key to the main points of interest. Color advertisements on inside covers and on the back cover an ad for the steamship service direct from Oakland at the Lawrence Warehouse Company. Item #53653