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American Creamery was a dairy business founded and owned by Joaquin Silveira. One source says he started it in 1906; 1 the company incorporated in 1909. 2

The business was initially at 15th Street and Cypress (now Mandela Parkway), and in 1930, built a new, larger plant at 14th Street and Poplar Street. 3

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Links and References

  1. From Our Manuscript Collection: Joaquin A. Silveira on California Genealogical Society & Library
  2. Form Incorporation Oakland Tribune April 28, 1909
  3. Come To Our Party Oakland Tribune September 10, 1930