The Billington Brothers are the photographers behind many of the images seen on OpenSFHistory.org around the Cliff House, Sutro Baths, and Land's End. Special guest John Freeman joins the Pod to tell us how the brothers transformed themselves after arriving in San Francisco.
In the 1930s, the Works Progress Administration constructed a variety of projects in San Francisco that endure to this day. This week, we shake the sand out of our shoes and explore our favorite WPA-era built playgrounds in the Richmond.
Willie Mays is a baseball icon. Already a superstar with the New York Giants when they moved to San Francisco, Willie and his wife, Marghuerite, found a brand new home near Mt. Davidson, only to be denied purchase because they were African American - but ultimately prevailed.
Listener request fulfilled! Little Sisters of the Poor have been providing comfort to less fortunate San Franciscans for over a hundred years. Their beautiful Lake Street building survived the 1906 Earthquake & Fire, but where is it today?
Founded in 1870, San Francisco celebrates Golden Gate Park's 150th birthday. Join Nicole, David, and Woody as they mark this historic occasion in their first remote recording session. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Apr 4, 2020)
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