In early 2014, I started researching the history of my house in Oakland, California. I had a few big reasons for starting this project, but the most direct goal was this: I wanted to find out as much as I could about who had lived in this house and on this land before I got here. I started with the Native American people who lived here and worked my way up to the present day. I wrote about what I found in a series of posts on this blog, each linked below.
Part 6 (on indefinite hold): 1930 to 1970