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                                        Das" Altenheim" in       

              Oakland,about  1894

The Altenheim, whose name means retirement home in German, still serves the needs of Oakland's retired. This photo shows the original 19th-century building that burned; the present-day Colonial Revival-style building replaced this Queen Anne-style structure

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German American History in the

  San Francisco Greater Bay Area

Learn German in Marin County
John Sutter, Founder of Sacramanto               
Altenheim, Oakland, 1894----  

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Jelly Belly, Goelitz Family, Fairfield

Kriegsgraeber in San Bruno, Zweiter Weltkrieg

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