*Latinos at the Golden Gate

Community History, the City, and the Latino Future
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What does the history of Latinos in San Francisco teach us about the value of community history and its role in building a pluralistic democracy? Native Californian and historian, Tomás F. Summers Sandoval, will share from his book, Latinos at the Golden Gate. He will discuss the rise of a diverse community of Latin American migrants in the city, with a focus on the historical moments when a hybrid Latino identity was forged through struggle--latinidad.

Jointly presented by the San Francisco History Center and the International Center.  A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.

"San Francisco Panorama" mural by Michael Rios. Photograph © Michael S. Yamashita.

¡VIVA! is the library’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place every year from September – October.

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