College students from the University of California Bears crew team begin training in hopes of winning the 1939 rowing championships. California oarsmen in Oakland turnout for the spring training. Ten shells get underway for vigorous practice on Frisco Bay. Crew teams rowing on the bay.
An all girls baseball match in Oakland, California. Teams of young women from Niles and Oakland play a baseball game in Oakland, California. Niles defeats Oakland 27-4.
Images of destruction of Black Panter Party National Headquarters Office in 1968, by Oakland, California, police. Black American male image seen through broken window and another through window with gun shot hole in it. "Black Panthers" printed on signs in background. Scenes accompanied by drum beats. Huey P. Newton, one of the Black Panther Party founders speaks about police brutality in Oakland, California, United States. He is speaking from an anteroom adjacent to Oakland Police headquarters. Police officers can be seen in their offices, through windows in the room.
Amelia Earhart takes off from the U.S. Naval Air Station in Oakland, California in her Lockheed Electra aircraft, to begin her round-the-world flight. The runway and ramp contain small puddles of water from a recent rain shower. Aerial views from another airplane of the Lockheed Electra as it flies over the Oakland area of California. View of Oakland Bay Bridge.(These were probably shot on March 13th during their checkout flight.) In separate scenes, prior to departure, on the ground, Amelia talks with her husband, George P. Putnam.
Sewers in the back yards of a residential area in Oakland, California. Police car drives by. Congressman Ron Dellums speaks in his office about police brutality on black Americans during 1960s. Panther Party's demonstration outside the Alameda County Court House during 1960s. Oakland Police Department's chief Charles gain speaks in his office. Meeting between Oakland Police Department and civilians. Deputy Chief Thomas Donohue speaks.
A newspaper report titled 'The Police and The People'. Residential areas of Oakland, California. Liquor shops in the city. Black Americans outside the liquor shops. Policeman of the Oakland Police Department patrols on the city streets in his car. Oakland Police Chief George Hart speaks in his office.