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Streetcar San Francisco Wednesday July 20,2016  7pm - Balboa TheatreMovie Night: Streetcar SF
Sept 24, 2016
Friends of the Mother's Building Save the Mothers Building

The Private Collector Images Highlights of the Private Collector Images


SF History Minute

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History Minute: Life Saving Station

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Upcoming Events
  • WNP Event
    Lands End Member Walk
    Sep 10, 2016 1:00pm-3:00pm (Saturday)
    Join historian and author John Martini on a two hour exploration of Lands End and the changes made to this landscape by visionary Adolph Sutro More Info...
  • WNP Event
    Streetcar San Francisco Movie Night
    Sep 24, 2016 7:00pm-9:00pm (Saturday) at Balboa Theatre
    Streetcar San Francisco: Transit Tales of the City in Motion---The fourth annual WNP movie night at the Balboa Theatre will feature archival footage, new and original short films, highlights from the OpenSFHistory collection, and other historically-inspired surprises around the theme of San Francisco public and private transit More Info...
  • WNP Event
    Sunnyside History Member Walk
    Oct 15, 2016 11:00am-1:00pm (Saturday)
    Join Amy O`Hair of the Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project on a stroll back in time to rediscover the forgotten histories of Sunnyside during the early years More Info...
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