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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 421: Uncle Roy D. Graves
Roy Graves started with his interest in SF history and developed it into a vast collection of images, memorobelia, and historical knowledge. Learn how Roy's passion became an inspiration for local historians like Western Neighborhoods Project.
- Mar 13, 2021
(above) 1201 Moraga, 1951
1201 Moraga, SW corner of 18th Avenue and built in 1916. This was the home of Roy D. Graves, one of the most prolific collectors of San Francisco transportation and history photos. His collection is now at the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley.
Instagram has turned this Moraga street stairway into a must see location on the West Side. In this classic podcast, we review the origins of the tiled steps and hopefully inspire you to go out and experience them (again) for yourself. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jun 12, 2021)