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Relevant Resources - Bibliography

Primary Sources:
Nutter, Ben E., Walter Abernathy, Ann Lage, and Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office. The Port of Oakland : Oral History Transcript : Modernization and Expansion of Shipping, Airport, and Real Estate Operations, 1957-1977, 1994.

O'Hara, Henry, Judith Dunning, and Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office. Henry O’Hara : A View of the Waterfront from Point Richmond, On the Waterfront : An Oral History of Richmond, California. Berkeley, Calif.: Regional Oral History Office The Bancroft Library University of California, 1990.

University-Oakland Metropolitan Forum, the African American Studies Department at
UC Berkeley, and the African American Museum and Library in Oakland. “Oakland Oral History Project: oral history transcripts, 1997-1999.” Transcripts in The Bancroft Library.

Secondary Sources:
Boschken, Herman L. "The Demands of Conflicting Change on Public Enterprise: West Coast Seaport Development and Environmental Regulation," Public Administration Review 42, no. 3 (1982): 220-26.

Brown, Eric. The formation of the black professional middle class: Racial inequality and
social policy since Civil Rights Era (UC Berkeley, Dissertation 1999).

Cornell, Seth Aaron. There Are No Mansions, Here Are No Slums: A Landscape History
of West Oakland, 1850-1999 (UC Berkeley, MA Thesis, 1999).

Fair, Marvin L. "Port Authorities in the United States," Law and Contemporary Problems 26, no. 4 (1961): 703-14.

Gulick, John. "Landside Risks : The Ecological Contradictions of Port of Oakland Globalism." Thesis Ph D -University of California Santa Cruz 2001, 2001.

Hamilton, Captain James W. and First Lieutenant William J. Bolce, Jr. Gateway to Victory: The Wartime Story of the San Francisco Army Port of Embarkation. Stanford University: Stanford University Press, 1946.

Hayut, Yehuda. "Containerization and the Load Center Concept," Economic Geography Vol. 57, no. No 2 (1981): 160-76.

Jenkins, Robin. Rivets and Rights: African-American workers and shipbuilding in the
San FranciscoBay Area, 1890—1948 (Carnegie Mellon, Dissertation, 2005).

Johnson, Marilynn. The Second Gold Rush: Oakland and the East Bay in World War II
(Berkeley: University of California, 1993).

________ “Urban Arsenals: War Housing and Social Change in Richmond and Oakland, California, 1941-1945," The Pacific Historical Review 60, no. 3 (1981): 283-308.

Kagan, Robert A., and University of California Berkeley. Institute of Governmental Studies. The Dredging Dilemma : How Not to Balance Economic Development and Environmental Protection. Berkeley, CA: Institute of Governmental Studies University of California Berkeley, 1990.

Lotchin, Roger W. "The City and the Sword: San Francisco and the Rise of the Metropolitan-Military Complex 1919-1941," The Journal of American History 65, no. 4 (1979): 996-1020.

________. "World War II and Urban California: City Planning and the Transformation Hypothesis," The Pacific Historical Review, 62, no. 2 (1993): 143-71.

Mayer, Harold M. "Some Geographic Aspects of Technological Change in Maritime Transportation," Economic Geography 49, no. 2 (1973): 145-55.

Minor, Woodruff. Pacific Gateway: An Illustrated History of the Port of Oakland
(Oakland: Port of Oakland, 2000).

Murch, Donna. The Urban Promise of Black Power: African American political
mobilization in Oakland and EastBay, 1961—1977 (UC Berkeley, Dissertation, 2005).

Oden, Robert. Power Shift: A sociological study of the political incorporation of people
of color in Oakland, California, 1966-1996 (UCSC, Dissertation, 1999).

Ogbar, Jeffrey. Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity (Baltimore:
Johns Hopkins, 2005).

Paxson, Frederic L. "The Naval Station at Alameda 1916-1940: A Case Study in the Aptitude of Democracy for Defense," The Pacific Historical Review 13, no. 3 (1944): 235-50.

Pressman, Jeffrey L. "Preconditions of Mayoral Leadership," The American Political Science Review Vol 66, no. 2 (1972): 511-24.

Reid, Michael Kuby; Neil. "Technological Change and the Concentration of the U.S. General Cargo Port System: 1970-88," Economic Geography 68, no. 3: 272-89.

Rhomberg, Chris. "Collective Actors and Urban Regimes: Class Formation and the 1946 Oakland General Strike." Theory and Society 24, no. 4 (1995): 567-94.

________. No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland
(Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004).

Salomon, Larry. Leading with Race: The Center for Third World Organizing and the
Politics of race in community organizing (UC Berkeley, Dissertation, 2005).

Self, Robert. American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Postwar Oakland (Princeton:
Princeton University Press, 2003).

Zabin, Carol, Michael Reich, Peter Hall, University of California Berkeley. Center for Labor Research and Education., and University of California Berkeley. Center on Pay and Inequality. Living Wages at the Port of Oakland. Berkeley, CA: Center for Labor Research and Education Center on Pay and Inequality Institute of Industrial Relations, 1999.

Reports, Pamphlets, and Other Publications:
125 Years of Oakland Waterfront Growth : As Compiled on the 50th Anniversary of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, 1927-1977. Oakland, Calif.: Port of Oakland Public Relations Dept., 1977.

Ballanti, Donald, and Brady and Associates. Charles B. Howard Terminal Extension Environmental Impact Report : Port of Oakland : Draft EIR. Berkeley, Calif.?: Brady and Associates, 1994.

Beritzhoff, Michael R. Opportunities and Challenges in Developing the Oakland Joint Intermodal Terminal, 1996.

City of Oakland with Gayle Borchard Associates. Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Oakland Army Base Area Redevelopment Plan. Oakland, CA: City of Oakland, 2002.

City of Oakland with Gayle Borchard Associates. Final Environmental Impact Report for the Oakland Army Base Area Redevelopment Plan. Oakland, CA: City of Oakland, 2002.

Directory of Terminal Specifications. 1988 ed. Oakland, Calif.: Port of Oakland, 1988.

Dobkin, Marjorie, Jon Herbst, Robert Ferro, Port of Oakland., and Quest Productions. Lifeline the Story of the Oakland Naval Supply Depot in World War Ii. Oakland, Calif.: The Port of Oakland, 1999. videorecording.

JRP Historical Consulting Services for Foster Wheeler Environmental. Letter Report on the Impact of the Cypress Structure Project on the Oakland Army Base Historic District. 2000. Prepared for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District.

JRP Historical Consulting Services for URS Corporation. Oakland Army Base Area Redevelopment Plan EIR Supplemental Cultural/Historical Resources Analysis.  2001.

King, Gregory. Historic Architecture Survey Report, Part VII.D Subarea D: Oakland Army Base.  Sacramento: Office of Environmental Analysis, Department of Transportation. Prepared for Caltrans District 4.

Leknes, MAJ Jeff, Pete Wilson, James McGee, and Donna Shepard. A Job Well Done Oakland Army Base 1941-1998. Honolulu, Hawaii and Oakland Army Base, California: HACN TV2 and Public Affairs Office , Military Traffic Management Command Western Area, 1998. videorecording.

Mann, Daniel  Johnson & Mendenhall., and United States. Economic Development Administration. A Study of the Future of a Marine Terminal Industry and of the Feasibility of Developing New Marine Terminal Facilities in Oakland, California. 2 vols. Los Angeles: Daniel Mann Johnson & Mendenhall, 1966.

Martin O'Connell Associates., and Port of Oakland. The Local and Regional Economic Impacts of the Port of Oakland. Lancaster, PA: Martin O'Connell Associates, 1991.

McCarthy, Celia E., Bill Levinson, Lee Tsoflias, Woodruff Minor, Richard N. Tufnell, Port of Oakland., and Alpha Spectrum Productions Inc. Shaping Oakland's Shoreline the North Training Wall: Alpha Spectrum Educational Films, 2004. videorecording.

Oakland Army Base, December 8, 1941- September 30, 1999: A Pictorial History and Official Closure Program.

Oakland (Calif.). Board of Port Commissioners, and Wilsey & Ham. Port of Oakland : Preliminary Oakland Shoreline Plan Phase 1. Oakland, Calif.: Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, 1968.

Port of Oakland. "Bulletin." v. Oakland, Calif.: The Port, 1930.

Port of Oakland. Terminal Facilities Guide. Oakland, CA: Port of Oakland, 1972.

Port of Oakland. The Port of Oakland : The Giant Economy Model : A Study of the Port's. Oakland, Calif.: Port of Oakland, 1972.

Port of Oakland. Negative Declaration Prepared in Accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act. Oakland, Calif.: Port of Oakland, 1991.

Praetzellis, Mary (editor). West Oakland, A Place to Start From: Research Design and Treatment Plan, Cypress I-880 Replacement Project.  Rohnert Park, CA: Anthropological Studies Center, Sonoma State University Academic Foundation, 1995. Prepared for CALTRANS.

Praetzellis, Mary, and Suzanne Stewart (editors). Sights and Sounds: Essays in Celebration of West Oakland. Rohnert Park, CA: Anthropological Studies Center, Sonoma State University Academic Foundation, 1997. Prepared for CALTRANS.

Praetzellis, Adrian and Mary Praetzellis (editors). Putting the "There" There: Historical Archaeologies of West Oakland.  Rohnert Park, CA: Anthropological Studies Center, Sonoma State University Academic Foundation, 2004. Prepared for CALTRANS.

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