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Updated October 15, 2014

Biographies
Golden Nugget Library's Alameda Biographies
University of California the Class of 1886 in 1926
Link: History of Laundry Farm Canyon - East Oakland  (Map)
Oakland's Early History by Edson F. Adams
Link: California Genealogy & History Archives*
Pen Portraits  (Autobiographies of State Lawmakers & Professional Men - 1878)
California State Officials of 1911  (California Blue Book 1911 - Thanks Natalie Huntley!)
Senators & Assemblymen Bios of 1911  (CA Blue Book 1911 - Thanks N. Huntley!)
Who's Who in the Pacific Southwest 1913* (sfgenealogy.com & TAG)



Births

New Link: California Birth Index 1905-1995 (Donated by SFgenealogy.com)


Cemeteries


Link: Mountain View Cemetery Bio Tour, Alameda County Cemeteries  (by Michael Colbruno - Graveyard Rabbits Assn.)
Link: South Alameda County Cemeteries  (by Cheryl Palmer - Graveyard Rabbits Assn.)
Link: Alameda County Cemeteries  (by USGenWeb Project Archives)
Link: Alameda County Tombstones Project  (by USGenWeb Project Archives)


Census


Link: Alameda County Census  (by USGenWeb Project Archives)
Link: 1880 Federal Census   (LDS Family History)
Link: 1900 California Census - NOT INDEXED  (Internet Archive)
Link: 1910 California Census - NOT INDEXED  (Internet Archive)
Link: 1920 California Census - NOT INDEXED  (Internet Archive)
Link: 1930 California Census - NOT INDEXED  (Internet Archive)


Church

Oakland First Methodist Church & City History, California 1862-1962  (Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor-Thanks!)

1894 Baptist Church Directories of Oakland, Cal.
Cry of the West-The Mighty Struggle for Religious Freedom in California  (Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor-Thanks!)
Directory of Methodist Women's Society, San Leandro, Alameda County - 1952
Directory of Methodist Women's Society, San Leandro, Alameda County - 1953


Deaths

Sacramento Bee Vitals 1857 (by Sandra Harris - Thank You!)
Death Records On The Pacific Coast-1872  (From the Overland Monthly - Including States: NV., OR., MT. & WA.)
Native Sons of the Golden West - Deaths  (1885-1940 Some years missing.)
New Link: California Death Index 1940-1997 (Donated by SFgenealogy.com)


Directories

Link: 1867 Langley's Pacific Coast Business Directory ("Read Online" - Alameda n361; Alvarado n361; Brooklyn n369; Centerville n373; Dougherty Station n383; Dublin n385; Edenvale n385; Harrisburg n403; Haywood n403; Mission San Jose n431; Mt. Eden n437; Oakland n443-n445; Ocean View n445; Pleasanton n453; San Leandro n477; San Lorenzo n477; Temecula n507; Temascal n507; Vallejo's Mills n511; Warm Springs n513; Washington Corners n515.)
1869 Stilwell's: Oakland Brooklyn & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1872 Langley's: Oakland & City of Brooklyn Directory. (Internet Archives)
1874 Langley's: Oakland & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1875 Bishop's: Oakland City Directory. (Internet Archives)

1876 Alameda County Gazetteer ***Updated Link*** (Images by donslist.net)

1876-7 Bishop's: Oakland & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1876-78 Link: Langley's Pacific Coast Business Directory  ("Read Online" - Alameda n225; Altamont n225; Alvarado n225; Amador n225; Berkeley n231; Brooklyn n235; Centreville n239; Decota n249; Dublin n251; East Oakland n253; Edendale n253; Fruitvale n259; Harrisburg n267; Haywood/Hayward n267; Ladd's n277; Livermore n279; Melrose n291; Mission San Jose n295; Mount Eden n299; Niles n305; Nottingham n307; Oakland n309-315; Pleasanton n323; San Leandro n355; San Lorenzo n355; Seminary Park n367; Sunol n381; Temescal n383; Union City n389; Vallejo Mills n391; Warm Springs Landing n393; Washington Corners n393; West Oakland n395.)
1877-8 Bishop's: Oakland & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1878-79 Langley's: Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley & Temescal Directory (Internet Archives)

1880-81 McKenney's Pacific Coast Directory - All California Counties (Business Directory - Images)
1880-1 Bishop's: Oakland & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1884-85 Polk-Husted: Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1887 Husted-McKenney's: Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1889-90 Husted's: Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1891 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1892-3 Husted: Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1893 Pacific Telephone* (Alameda pgs 109-110; Berkeley pgs 112-113; Oakland pgs 128-143 at sfgenealogy.com)
1898 (March) California Telephone Directory* (Images)
1894 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1895 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1896 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1897 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1898 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1899 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1900 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1901 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1902 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1903 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1904 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1905 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1906 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1906 Relief Business Directory, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda and Emeryville. (Bancroft Library)
1907 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1907 Fry's San Francisco-Oakland, Directory. (Internet Archives/Google)
1908-09 California's Attorneys & Banker's Directory (by Jeanne Taylor - Thanks!)
1908 Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1909 Husted's: Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1910 Polk-Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1911 Polk-Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1912 Polk-Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1913 Polk-Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1914 Polk-Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1915 Polk-Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
Link: 1916 Polk-Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Googles Books)
1916 Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo, & Palo Alto Telephone Directory
1917 Polk-Husted Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1921 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1921 Oakland City Directory (DistantCousin.com)
1922 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1923 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1924 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1925 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1926 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1927 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1928 Polk's Oakland City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1930 Polk's Oakland City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1933 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1934 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1935 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City Directory. (Internet Archives)
1937 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City & Piedmont Directory. (Internet Archives)
1938 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City & Piedmont Directory. (Internet Archives)
1938 San Francisco & Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley & San Leandro Telephone (Internet Archive on page 883)
1939 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City & Piedmont Directory. (Internet Archives)
1940 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City & Piedmont Directory. (Internet Archives)
1940 Counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara & Sonoma Telephone Directory*  (Images)
1940 Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley & San Leandro Street Address Telephone Directory (Internet Archive)
1941 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City & Piedmont Directory. (Internet Archives)
1944 Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley & San Leandro Telephone Directory (Internet Archive)
1945 San Francisco and Oakland Chinese Telephone Directory (Internet Archive)
1946- 47-49 San Francisco and Oakland Chinese Telephone Directory (Internet Archive)
1949 Chinese San Francisco and Oakland and East Bay Directory (Internet Archive)
1967 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City & Piedmont Directory. (Internet Archives)
1969 Polk's Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville City & Piedmont Directory. (Internet Archives)


Educational Institutions

University of California Directory of Graduates 1864 - 1905 (Published by UC Berkeley 1905)
University of California Directory of Graduates 1923 (Transcribed by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
University of California the Class of 1886 in 1926
Link: Oakland High School Memorial Pages (by Beverly Shulster)
Roosevelt High School Commencement Program 1937 - Oakland, CA. (Transcribed by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)


Gold Rush!

Argonauts Of California - Pioneer Assns. & 1849 Passenger Lists   (by C. W. Haskins 1890)


Government

A Century of California Post Offices 1848-1954 by Walter N. Frickstad (Transcribed by Jeanne Sturgis Taylor - Thanks!)
Central Pacific Railroad Accident Report for 1877
Central Pacific Railroad Accident Report for 1878
Notaries Public* (1886-1909 Elected Office--all counties)  
California State Asylum, Stockton, Napa, Agnews, Mendocino & Oakland 1891 - Employes (California Blue Book)


Lookups

(Free Lookups)
Directories  npmelton@yahoo.com
1916 Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, San Francisco & Counties Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo & Palo Alto Exchange Telephone Directory  (Now Online)
1927 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda City Directory
1933 Polk's Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, Emeryville & Piedmont City Directory
1936 San Francisco & Bay Counties Telephone Directory listing Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, San Leandro, Albany, El Cerrito, Elmhurst, Emeryville, Fruitvale, Melrose, Orinda, Piedmont & San Lorenzo.
1940 San Francisco & Bay Counties Telephone Directory listing Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, San Leandro, Albany, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Piedmont & Parts of El Cerrito & San Lorenzo.
1950 Oakland Telephone Directory listing Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont, San Leandro, Parts of El Cerrito & San Lorenzo.


Marriages

Sacramento Bee Vitals 1857 (by Sandra Harris - Thank You!)
Marriage Records On The Pacific Coast-1872  (
Overland Monthly - Including States: NV., OR., MT. & WA.)


Military

Link: California Men in the War of the Rebellion 1861-67 (Internet Archives - Ebook)
Link: California Men in the War of the Rebellion 1861-67 (California Genealogy & History Archives - Thanks!)
National Guard of California - 1871* (Donated by Betty Loose - Thanks!)
California National Guard Report 1891-92 (PDF file - Militia, Officers & Retirement lists)
California Military 1899 
(Sally Kaleta - Thanks You!)
Link: Register of Officers of the National Guard and Naval Militia of CA 1917* 
(by sfgenealogy.com - TAG TEAM )
The Roll Call - ROTC Roster, Ft. Worden, WA. 1932 (Transcribed by Jeanne Sturgis Taylor - Thanks!)


Newspapers

Pardons & Commutations - 1871 (Donated by Betty Loose - Thanks!)
National Guard of California - 1871 (Donated by Betty Loose - Thanks!)
Marriage Records On The Pacific Coast-1872  
(Overland Monthly - Including States: NV., OR., MT. & WA.)
Death Records On The Pacific Coast-1872  
(Overland Monthly - Including States: NV., OR., MT. & WA.)


Organizations

Link: NDGW - Index to the Roster of California Pioneers  (Native Daughters of the Golden West)
Members of the Alameda & Contra Costa Pioneer Association  
(From "The Argonauts of California" 1890)
State Agricultural Society - 1868  
(Organizers of the State Fair)
Stockholders of the San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley Railway Co.  (1895)
City of Oakland's The Associated Charities Monthly Journal - 1896
Alameda Social Register - 1899  
(by Elaine Sturdevant - Thanks!)
Berkeley Social Register - 1899  (by Elaine Sturdevant - Thanks!)
Oakland Social Register - 1899  (by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
Marine Engineers' Beneficial Assn 1900
1901-1902 California Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Roster (Transcribed by Jeanne Sturgis Taylor - Thanks!)
San Francisco Social Register 1909 - Including Alameda & San Mateo Cos. (Transcribed by Sharon Walford Yost - Thanks!)
Woman's Athletic Club 1917 (Transcribed by Jeanne Sturgis Taylor - Thank You!)
Yeoman Shield US Death Claims - 1919  (
Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor - Thanks!)
San Francisco Social Register 1919 - Including Alameda & San Mateo Cos. (Transcribed by Sharon Walford Yost - Thanks!)
Who's Who Among The Women of California - 1922*  
(Images - 60,000 names)
Who's Who Among The Women of California - 1922  
(Text - 60,000 names)
1921-22 San Francisco Blue Book - Oakland Register   (Donated by SFgenealogy.com) (Transcribed by Betty Vickroy - Thanks!)
1925 San Francisco Blue Book - Alameda Register  (by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
1925 San Francisco Blue Book - Oakland Register  (by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
1925 San Francisco Blue Book - Hotel Oakland Guests  (by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
1925 San Francisco Blue Book - Piedmont Register  (by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
1925 San Francisco Blue Book - Berkeley Register  (by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
1925 San Francisco Blue Book - Hotel Whitecotton Guests - Berkeley (by Sally Kaleta-Thanks!)
1925 San Francisco Blue Book - Claremont Register  (by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
1926 Live Oak F. and A. M. Lodge 61, Oakland, CA.  (by Sally Kaleta - Thanks!)
1927 San Francisco Social Register
1928 Directory of the California Medical Association  (Transcribed by Jeanne Sturgis Taylor - Thanks!)
Link:California Academy of Medicine Membership Roll-Jan 1930 (by Pamela Storm)
Oakland U.P.E.C. 50th Annual Session - 1936
1939 Fiftieth Annual Session of the Grand Court of California Foresters of America
1940 Fifty-first Annual Session of the Grand Court of California Foresters of America
East Oakland High Twelve Club Roster - 1947
California Writer's Club Roster 1953


Photo Album & Maps

Map of San Francisco Bay Area 1895  (Santa Clara Co Resources San Jose Mercury 1895)
San Francisco Postcard Map 1915
San Francisco Bay Area Map 1936 Part 1 Part 2

 


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