Then & Now – Oakland School Part 16

In this series of posts, I hope to show Then and Now images Oakland Schools.  Along with a bit of history of each school, I highlight. Some of the photos are in the form of drawings or postcards, or from the pages of history books. Note: Piecing together the history of some of the older schools is sometimes... Continue Reading →

Then & Now – Oakland Schools Part 8

 In this series of posts, I hope to show Then and Now images Oakland Schools.  Along with a bit of history of each school, I highlight. Some of the photos are in the form of drawings or postcards, or from the pages of history books.  Note:┬áPiecing together the history of some of the older schools is sometimes tricky.... Continue Reading →

Hopkins Town – in the Dimond District

In Hopkinstown every lot is practically level, all lots are big and deep with sewer, water, gas and electricity in front of every lot.Oakland Tribune Aug 15, 1922 Oakland Tribune Aug 15, 1922 Hopkins Town was a small subdivision in the Dimond District. HopkinsTown was located at Hopkins St (now MacArthur Blvd) Georgia, Maple, and... Continue Reading →

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