*Shades of Bayview Hunters Point

A Search for the Visual History of San Francisco
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Shades of San Francisco is a neighborhood history photograph collecting project conducted by the San Francisco Public Library. Its mission is to copy photographs from the family albums, private collections, and computers of current and former San Francisco residents. The copied photos will be added to the San Francisco History Center's photo archives and to selected branches in order to create a permanent record of the daily lives of San Franciscans as well as the historical, political, and cultural contributions of the many neighborhoods and ethnic communities that make up the city.

On May 18 Photo Day, we'll copy your photos while you enjoy refreshments and chat with other contributors. Photo albums, loose photographs, and digital photos are welcome. We urge you to bring your entire collection.

To make an appointment, call (415) 218-3434 or email sfhistoryphoto@gmail.com

For more information, visit www.sfpl.org/shadesofbayview

Supported by California State Library LSTA grant.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 6:00 pm
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*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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