Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on October 12, 1969 · 9
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 9

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Sunday, October 12, 1969
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The observation honors more than 200 eightNgrade authors and artists who - produced borne city and selected the sympathetic title for their work and their week. Teachers ho guided the Hoover Junior High School atudents through the pangs of authorship describe the venture as "an interdisciplinary urban studies project" From a student's point of view, the book is the story of "tali buildings, blue ships, the, crowded streets of people, the famous places and some not "The Mellow City" was researched, written and illustrated ir. the spring of 19G8 by students working under the guidance of a team of teachers from the Hoover Junior High Social studies and lan- book -about their gunge rts departments. Financing for the project, which required field trips, camera equipment and teacher time, was available through Elementary Secondary Education Act funding. Students were asked to base their work on the response to one question: "If you were to develop a book to help other students learn about Oakland, what would you include"? What they included, after six weeks of intensive work, were 78 pages of essays, poems and more than SO original watcrcolors and pen and ink illustrations. Among many groups in the community which were impressed by student book was the Oakland Junior League, which voted to underwrite the library on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons of those weeks to autograph and sell their book at 3.7 per copy. - Books will also be on sale at 'Hoover Junior High, 3763 artists were honored at a dinner at the Sailboat House in Lakeside Park. The following day, they visited Mayor Reading to witness the official proclamation of "Oakland, the Mellow Oty Week." Now the public is being askrd to ahare the mellow attitudes of the students toward their city, as expressed in the opening pages by one of its authors, Jacqueline Taylor: "I love Oakland with much of my heart I Me forward to Oakland's change, growth, virtue ami beauty in the )ears of the future, and glanfyinf past of foregone years. "My dream is that people who read this bonk of our city will also strive for n mare wooderful Oakland.' West St, and the Oakland -expense of printing -20acopChambcrorComin ereerlsr Ics. Fifteen hundred hard-bound, color-illustrated books are being distributed free of charge to schools and bbraries in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, and many of these will be oo special display in several Oakland areas next week. The main branch of the Oakland Public Library plans a two week display of the book. Students will be at the MAYOR READING RECEIVES AUTOGRAPHED COPY AND ADDS OWN NAME With the mayor are Michael Davis, Patricia McDowell and Jacqueline Taylor Webster St Proceeds from the 1.000 books reserved for sale will be saved to finance a possible second printing. Mrs. Henrietta Green was coordinator of the project which was c 0 n t i n u e d last spring with the development of a supplementary program of slides. . . Others instrumental In directing student work were Principal Alden Johnson and an urban studies teaching team including Mrs. Karen Smith. Mrs. Flossie Guice, Mrs. Ruth Barber, Ray Buchanan, Dave Fuller, Mrs. Winifred Giannini, Mrs. Veona Kantz, MrsrDeloria O'Neal,' Mrs. Naomi Talps, Mrs. Christine Weaver and Donald Romeo. When students learned their book was going to be printed, seven of them elected to work through the summer months on extra research, writing and painting: This group, which also worked with printers in selecting paper, type face and cover design, included Jacqueline Taylor, Wanda White, Valerie Hickman, Marvin Miles, La-Tanya Johnson, Glenda Walker and Coynell Smith-Students got a first look at the finished book last Wednesday, when the authors and Golfing Bandit? -SACRAMENTO AP) - A bandit wearing a golf hat, sweater and slacks was being sought Saturday after robbing a suburban Bank of America branch of 4,113. -, EUSSOCDCaE QW11! TRTTvfo GUIS 4 Nil' ik -ITO T -nltl1 FOR SMOOTH MIDRIFF Zipper Girdle and Zipper Long Leg Panty . i; Now, . Famous Playtex comfort and control in two exciting new vj- jt j ; high waist styles! 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