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J. Mora Moss House, Broadway & MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, Alameda County, CA



See 18 maps of this location


B&W Photos

HB77459
Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 Southwest Corner Elevation

HB77460
Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 West Elevation (front)

HB77461
Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 Southwest Corner Detail

HB77462
Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 West Entrance Detail

HB77463
Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 Entry Interior - Looking East

HB77464
Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 Library -- Looking West

HB77465
Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 Window Detail


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Item Title


Location
Broadway & MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1897
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-170).
Building/structure dates: 1864 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1890 subsequent work
Significance: This structure was the home of a California pioneer who arrived in San Francisco from Philadelphia in 1854; and from a clerk in a bank rose to be one of the leading citizens in the State. He was connected with the first telegraph company in California, and the first gas company in San Francisco, of which he was one of the early presidents. He was President of the Kings River Canal, and the American-Russian Commercial Company. At the time of his death, November 21, 18820, he was President of the Board of Trustees of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute, and a Regent of the University of California, since his appointment to the first Board of Regents in 1868. His wife was Julia Theresa Wood, daughter of Captain Wood of the United States Army, who served with distinction in the Mexican War. She was considerably younger than Mr. Moss. They were married in 1867 and combined their names to give the name MOSSWOOD to the estate.

Related Names
Williams, S. H.
Heston, Joseph F.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 SOUTHWEST CORNER ELEVATION
2. Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 WEST ELEVATION (FRONT)
3. Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 SOUTHWEST CORNER DETAIL
4. Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 WEST ENTRANCE DETAIL
5. Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 ENTRY INTERIOR - LOOKING EAST
6. Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 LIBRARY -- LOOKING WEST
7. Historic American Building Survey Jack Boucher, Photographer October 1960 WINDOW DETAIL


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