Item #40047 HOTEL OAKLAND. Oakland, California. [cover title]. Promotional Publication.

HOTEL OAKLAND. Oakland, California. [cover title].

[Oakland?]: (n. d.). Ca 1913 - 1916, i.e., pre-WWI. One sheet of printed card stock, folded thrice vertically, to make 8 panels. Color lithographed images, including 4-panel map of the San Francisco East Bay. Folded: 5-3/4" x 3-1/2". Off-white paper wrappers printed in light blue, stapled. Now housed in a clear archival mylar sleeve. Modest wear & soiling to wrappers. Unobtrusive japanese paper repair to center fold. Very Good. Item #40047

Opening for business in late December 1912, this grand East Bay hotel became a prominent social center during the 20s & 30s. Presidents Wilson, Coolidge, and Hoover were guests at the facility, as were such celebrities as Amelia Earhart, Sarah Bernhardt, Jean Harlow, & Mary Pickford.

A somewhat scarce pocket-sized advertising publication designed to promote the Hotel, as well as the surrounding environs.... featured are the "Cradle of Dreadnaughts", "Pacific 'Coney Island'", "Highland Drive", "Skyline Boulevard", "Joaquin Miller's Home", "Mission San Jose", "Niles Canyon and Dublin Canyon" & "Mount Diablo"

Price: $75.00

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