Oakland Museum of California

OMCATransform (in Ohlone, Spanish, Chinese, English)Once a lush marsh & oak woodlandsOakland’s original eastern edge Oakland Museum of California website Oakland Museum of California on Oakland Wiki

Urban Runoff

Interviews: Lake Merritt Institute Directory, Dr. Richard Bailey; Lake Clean-up VolunteersMusic: Organ music performed by Rudy DeVos (recorded at Cathedral of Christ the Light) Lake Merritt Institute website Cathedral of Christ the Light on Oakland Wiki

Find a Need and Fill It

Music: “Skyroads,” performed by Pierlo; “It’s a Wonderful Life” performed by Henry Kaiser Kaiser Center on Oakland Wiki Henry J. Kaiser on Oakland Wiki Henry Kaiser on Oakland Wiki

Schilling’s Garden and Snow’s Museum

Interview: Preservationist and Activist, Naomi SchiffMusic: “Schilling Gravy Mixes,” from KFWB radio broadcast; “Elephants,” composed by Courtney Lain, performed by The Marvelous Museum Band. Schilling Gardens on Oakland Wiki August Schilling on Oakland Wiki Snow Museum on Oakland Wiki Henry Snow on Oakland Wiki

A Man Who Loved to Walk Here

Music: “Microscopic Animals” and “Harp Attack,” composed by Courtney Lain, performed by The Marvelous Museum Band. Leon Olson on Oakland Wiki

Tai Chi Park

1853Oakland was shapedby seven green squaresDowntown’s living rooms,Now, only five‘Parks Bring out the goodness of good people’

Madison Square Park

1853Oakland was shapedby seven green squaresDowntown’s living rooms,Now, only five‘Parks Bring out the goodness of good people’

Buddhist Church of Oakland

1942Executive Order 9066Shattered JapantownThis Buddhist ChurchA reminder of that history“I am an American!” Buddhist Church of Oakland website Buddhist Church of Oakland on Oakland Wiki Wartime Control Administration Station on Oakland Wiki

Chinese Young Women’s Society

1943Dorothy Eng’s Oak-Chi Center blossomedChinese daughters’ worlds“Our soldiers had somewhere to go.”Hospitality & Friendship

Lincoln Square Recreation Center

1853Oakland was shapedby seven green squaresDowntown’s living rooms,Now, only five‘Parks Bring out the goodness of good people’ Caroline Chin Yee on Oakland Wiki