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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 417: Sutro the Collector
Adolph Sutro's vast wealth enabled his passion for collecting. Dr. Lissette Jimenez, Egyptologist at SF State University joins the Nicole, David, and John to describe the breadth and depth of Sutro's acquisitions. From mummies to books to amusement rides, there were virtually no limits to Sutro's eclectic collection.
- Feb 13, 2021
(above) Sutro Baths Interior,
Display case of taxidemied cats on promenade level. 'Panorama of the World' exhibit, San Francisco Earthquake Disaster show. [SU-20] Superior duplicate of wnp4.0207 [G810 SU-020] (GGNRA/Behrman GOGA 35346)
In 1897, John Harris filed suit against the Sutro Baths for race discrimination. Learn about this early case that happened decades before the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jun 25, 2022)