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    First Presbyterian Church, Alameda

      Chauncey Bailey Jr.

      1949 2007 IN MEMORY OF CHAUNCEY BAILEY JR. WHO, WITH DIGNITY AND DEDICATION TO JOURNALISM, SERVED AS SOMEONE WHO PRIORITIZED THE VOICES OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY IN OAKLAND, CA.

      1949 2007 IN MEMORY OF CHAUNCEY BAILEY JR. WHO, WITH DIGNITY AND DEDICATION TO JOURNALISM, SERVED AS SOMEONE WHO PRIORITIZED THE VOICES OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY IN OAKLAND, CA.

        The Windward Piers

        Submitted by @Ritterton

        Submitted by @Ritterton

          Angelina Eberly

          Submitted by agentFin

          Submitted by agentFin

            First Electrically Lighted City in the World

            Wabash, IN: First Electrically Lighted City in the World and home to an Honest Abe statue. Submitted by MSKaltenmark

            Wabash, IN: First Electrically Lighted City in the World and home to an Honest Abe statue. Submitted by MSKaltenmark

              Beatrice Worsley

              The pioneering Beatrice Worsley (1921-1972) wrote software for the first commercially-available computer, the Ferranti Mark I, at U of T in the 1950s. She’s the latest recipient of a Legacy plaque at ...

              The pioneering Beatrice Worsley (1921-1972) wrote software for the first commercially-available computer, the Ferranti Mark I, at U of T in the 1950s. She’s the latest recipient of a Legacy plaque at ...

                The Historic Cajon Canal

                Submitted by @Ritterton

                Submitted by @Ritterton

                  Gay Rights Demonstrations

                  GAY RIGHTS DEMONSTRATIONS July 4,1965-1969 Annual public demonstra- tions for gay and lesbian equality were held at Independence Hall. These peaceful protests and New York's Stonewall riots in 1969 & ...

                  GAY RIGHTS DEMONSTRATIONS July 4,1965-1969 Annual public demonstra- tions for gay and lesbian equality were held at Independence Hall. These peaceful protests and New York's Stonewall riots in 1969 & ...

                    Tommy Ramone Birthplace

                    Submitted by @littlebobbyplaqueson

                    Submitted by @littlebobbyplaqueson

                      Shelby Farms Park

                      Shelby Farms Park has a rich history as the former site of the Shelby County Penal Farm Across the slough used to be the largest ground silo in North America. It was so large that trucks and tractors ...

                      Shelby Farms Park has a rich history as the former site of the Shelby County Penal Farm Across the slough used to be the largest ground silo in North America. It was so large that trucks and ...

                        In Memory of Those Who Died for King and Country

                        AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE REMEMBER THEM Submitted by @bthubbard

                        AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE REMEMBER THEM Submitted by @bthubbard

                          Assisi

                            Carmelite Monastery - Bond Ranch

                            "Buck lived at a big house in the sun-kissed Santa Clara Valley. Judge Miller's place, it was called. It stood back from the road, half hidden among the trees, through which glimpses could be caught ...

                              In Memory of Those Who Died Homeless In Our Vulture Republic

                              Submitted by @tweetphelan

                              Submitted by @tweetphelan

                                Yasgur Farm

                                Submitted by @RNewengland

                                Submitted by @RNewengland

                                  William Caslon Typefounder

                                  The foundry established by WILLIAM CASLON Typefounder 1692-1766 stood on this site 1737-1909 Submitted by @JMRobilliard

                                  The foundry established by WILLIAM CASLON Typefounder 1692-1766 stood on this site 1737-1909 Submitted by @JMRobilliard

                                    Hovell

                                    From instagramSubmitted by @littlebobbyplaqueson

                                    From instagramSubmitted by @littlebobbyplaqueson

                                      First Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Nation

                                      FIRST THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE IN THE NATION Founded in 1920 by the Gimbel's Department Store, it modestly featured 15 ceremonial cars and holiday figures such as Santa Claus. The Parade steadily grew ...

                                      FIRST THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE IN THE NATION Founded in 1920 by the Gimbel's Department Store, it modestly featured 15 ceremonial cars and holiday figures such as Santa Claus. The Parade steadily grew ...

                                        English Camp

                                        ENGLISH CAMP THE EVERGREEN STATE In 1859 the killing of a pig on San Juan Island brought England and the United States to the brink of war over the Issue of territorial rights here.

                                        ENGLISH CAMP THE EVERGREEN STATE In 1859 the killing of a pig on San Juan Island brought England and the United States to the brink of war over the Issue of territorial rights here.

                                          Sandor Petofi

                                            Maxinimo Martinez Commons

                                            Maximino Martinez Commons In memory of Maximino

                                            Maximino Martinez Commons In memory of Maximino "Max" Martinez, 1946-2003, a long time student affairs staff member at UC Berkeley whose commitment to improving access to higher education for ...

                                              United Brethren Church WWII Tribute

                                              This bulletin board erectedas a tribute to those of this churchwho served our country in World War TwoRockridge United Brethren ChurchChristmas 1945 https://oaklandwiki.org/United_Brethren_Church

                                              This bulletin board erectedas a tribute to those of this churchwho served our country in World War TwoRockridge United Brethren ChurchChristmas 1945 https://oaklandwiki.org/United_Brethren_Church

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                                              César Birotteau

                                              In 1837 Honoré de Balzac was inspired by Jean Vincent Bully and his pharmacy for his novel César Birotteau. Submitted by @schwanmitbrille.

                                              In 1837 Honoré de Balzac was inspired by Jean Vincent Bully and his pharmacy for his novel César Birotteau. Submitted by @schwanmitbrille.

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                                              • honoré de balza...
                                              • parfum
                                              • césar birotteau
                                              • jean vincent bu...

                                              Candle House