In San Francisco, statues have been toppled in reaction to the subjects' past history of racism, oppression, or enslavement. We examine the context during which they were raised, their subjects' history, and discuss their planned, and unplanned removal.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jun 27, 2020
(above) Golden Gate Park, circa 1905
Francis Scott Key Monument in original location near present day tennis courts.
Why are two German writers memorialized in Golden Gate Park? As part of our series of podcasts commemorating the Park's 150th Anniversary, we uncover the statue's origins as a cultural landmark. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 9, 2020)