This is not a comprehensive bibliography, but a sampling of works I encountered while researching this project. Some are sited in the audio tour or elsewhere on this site, all informed the project to one degree or another.

5th Avenue Peninsula, Oakland, California: An Inexhaustive Investigation of Urban Content by anonymous. The Center for Land Use Interpretation, 1997.

After the Gold Rush by Jeremy Deller. CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, 2002.

American Babylon: Race and the Struggle for Post War Oakland by Robert O. Self. Princeton University Press, 2003.

American Playgrounds: Revitalizing Community Space by Susan G. Solomon. University Press of New England, 2005.

An Atlas of Radical Cartography edited by Alexis Bhagat and Lize Mogel. Journal of Aesthetics and Protest Press, 2008.

Back to the Bay: Exploring the Margins of the San Francisco Bay Region by Matthew Coolidge. The Center for Land Use Interpretation, 2001.

Blues City: A Walk in Oakland by Ishmael Reed. Crown Journeys, 2003.

Creative Playgrounds and Recreation Centers by Alfred Ledermann and Alfred Trachsel. Praeger, 1968.

Creative Playthings: Educational Toys and Postwar American Culture by Amy F. Ogata. The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 2004.

Creek & Watershed Map of Oakland & Berkeley by Janet M. Sowers. The Oakland Museum of California, 1993, revised 2000.

Dwelling, place, and environment: towards a phenomenology of person and world edited by David Seamon and Robert Mugerauer. M. Nijhoff, 1985.

Everybody’s Autobiography by Gertrude Stein. Random House, Inc., 1937.

Exhibitio Chimerica: Or, Part One of a Collection of Project Descriptions in the History of Conceptual Art edited by Ben Kinmont. Antinomian Press, 2005.

Experimental Geography: Radical Approaches to Landscape, Cartography, and Urbanism by Nato Thompson and Independent Curators International. Melville House, 2009.

Fight or be Slaves: The History of the Oakland-East Bay Labor Movement by Albert Vetere Lannon. University Press of America, 2000.

The Meaning of Things: Domestic Symbols and the Self by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Eugene Rochberg-Halton. Cambridge University Press, 1981.

The Monument by Mark Strand. Ecco Press, 1978.

“Negotiating Change: Community Organizations and the Politics of Policing,” by Sandra Bass, Urban Affairs Review, Vol. 36, No. 2, November 2000.

No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland by Chris Rhomberg. University of California Press, 2004.

Oakland (Postcard History Series) by Annalee Allen. Arcadia Publishing, 2005.

Oakland: The Story of a City by Beth Bagwell. Oakland Heritage Alliance, 1982.

The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco–Monterey Bay Area by Malcolm Margolin. Heyday Books, 1978.

Report on a Plan for the Municipalities of Oakland & Berkeley by Werner Hegemann. The Kelley-Davis Co., printers, 1915.

The Second Gold Rush: Oakland and the East Bay in World War II by Marilyn S. Johnson. University of California Press, 1993.

Selections from the Oakland Tribune Archives (Images of America) by Annalee Allen. Arcadia Publishing, 2006.

Wanderlust: A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit. Penguin Books, 2000.

War Against The Panthers: A Study of Repression in America by Huey P. Newton. Doctoral Dissertation, UC Santa Cruz, 1980.

What Time Is This Place? by Kevin Lynch. MIT Press, 1972.

What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs edited by Stephen A. Goldsmith and Lynne Elizabeth. New Village Press, 2010.

You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination by Katherine Harmon. Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.