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Streetcar San Francisco Wednesday July 20,2016  7pm - Balboa TheatreMovie Night: Streetcar SF
July 20, 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: Patron Saint Against Earthquakes

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Upcoming Events
  • Western Neighborhoods Project at California Genealogical Society
    Jul 9, 2016 1:00pm-2:30pm (Saturday) at California Genealogical Society and Library
    Come and hear Woody LaBounty, San Francisco history expert, story teller, story collector and founder, talk about The Western Neighborhoods Project and its plans for a collection of more than twenty-five cabinets of privately owned historical images More Info...
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    Streetcar San Francisco Movie Night
    Jul 20, 2016 7:00am (Wednesday) 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...
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