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

Asian Resource Center

 
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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); Site of College of California (approx. ¼ mile away); Alameda County Courthouses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oakland Rails (approx. 0.4 miles away); Western Union Railroad Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); C. L. Dellums (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1946 General Strike (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oakland City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
More about this marker. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk.
 
Also see . . .  Asian Resource Center - Oakland Chinatown Oral History Project
Asian Resource Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
2. Asian Resource Center Marker
. "The East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) began to renovate the old Lyons Storage Building at Harrison and Ninth Street into the Asian Resource Center for nonprofit social service agencies in the late 1970s. It was the first of many projects by EBALDC, a nationally recognized organization." (from William Wong's "Oakland's Chinatown", p.84.) (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Asian AmericansIndustry & CommerceWar, World II
 
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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