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Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Asian Resource Center

 
 
Asian Resource Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
1. Asian Resource Center Marker
Inscription.  
1922
A neo-gothic
Code Machine Factory
never realized

On the top floor
Women of Chinatown
sewed parachutes for
WWII

 
Erected by 10,000 Steps.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansIndustry & CommerceWar, World II.
 
Location. 37° 47.975′ N, 122° 16.2′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of 9th Street and Harrison Street, on the left when traveling west on 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 9th Street, Oakland CA 94607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oakland’s Chinatowns (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Chinese Junk Boat for Oakland (about 500 feet away); Masters of Navigation (about 500 feet away); Site of College of California (approx. ¼ mile away); Oakland Portal (approx. ¼ mile away); Fourth St. circa 1962 (approx.
Asian Resource Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
2. Asian Resource Center Marker
¼ mile away); Oakland Plumbing (approx. ¼ mile away); Autocar Sales (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
More about this marker. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk.
 
Asian Resource Center image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
3. Asian Resource Center
Formerly the Lyon Storage Building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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