Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected by Oakland Heritage Alliance. (Marker Number 107.)
Location. 37° 48.391′ N, 122° 17.732′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Steet and Chester Street, on the right when traveling east on 8th Steet. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1485 8th Street, Oakland CA 94607, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Music They Played on 7th Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seventh Street (about 800 feet away); Food & Ships (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Pardee House First Unitarian Church of Oakland (approx. one mile away); Jefferson Square Park (approx. one mile away); Lafayette Square Timeline (approx. one mile away); Preservation Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
Also see . . .
1. Western Market Building - Oakland Wiki. Liberty Hall has been in the news lately, as the building was facing foreclosure. Ayori Selassie is the head of a group that has been fighting to fight the foreclosure and a group recently bought the building. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association - National Humanities Center. Proclaiming a black nationalist "Back to Africa" message, Garvey and the UNIA established 700 branches in thirty-eight states by the early 1920s. While chapters existed in the larger urban areas such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, Garvey's message reached into small towns across the country as well. (Submitted on March 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • African Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.