And our special thanks to these people who generously took the time to share their remembrances of 7th Street with us, and to the organizations who opened up their archives to us:
Bob Geddins Jr.
Ronnie Stewart and the Bay Area Blues Society
Paul Cobb and the Oakland Post
Betty Marvin and the Oakland Planning Department
Marie Dunlap and The Oakland Tribune
Christine Saed, Veronica Lee and the West Oakland Library
Steve Lavoie and others at the Oakland Library
African American Museum & Library at Oakland
The oral history project at the UC Berkeley Bancroft Library
And our thanks also to the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and several programs at UC Berkeley that provided financial support for the project.