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This impressive Mission Revival apartment house was built in 1912 with William Bray as architect. It was called Piedmont Court, ... [Read more]

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As a young man, he had cut hair for a number of years at a small barber shop in the farming community of Watsonville, California. As an old man, he cut hair at a shaving parlor on Railroad Avenue in Oakland. But in between he lived a life which ..." [More]

Excerpted from Oscar Thomas "O.T." Jackson by Phil Reader