Will Bohemia Rise In Oakland?

Western Boehmianism has been revived and will promote the ideal of Jack London, and Mary Anne Ovington, a founder of the NAACP. Let there be a cultural exchange between the WB and the EU.

Rosamond Press

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I predict that out of the ashes of the Ghost Ship, will rise an even better Bohemia in Fruitvale where my grandparents lived, and where other kindred moved after the great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. I will point out The areas where artists have founded a creative colony.

Jon Presco

“Will Bohemia arise in Oakland,” was the question asked in an article in the Oakland Tribune on April 22, 1917. The reporter told of the formation of an artist’s club of the East Bay with a membership of more than 30 painters, sculptors and art students including Selden Gile, William H. Clapp and William A. Gaw (1891-1973). Many of the things that made the area seem so desirable to “The Six” were mentioned in that review, such as the picturesque waterfront and the sunny rolling hills above the Bay. Oakland was depicted as “…a…

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