San Francisco Public Library

In Paths Untrodden

3/01/11 - 5/19/2011

Main Library

LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

2010 was the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Walt Whitman’s homo-affectional poem cluster “Calamus” This exhibition will articulate the place and importance in LGBT culture of “Calamus” and draw a connection between the poems and the creation of the modern LGBT community with an emphasis on the Radical Fairie Movement.

By the use of text, photos, antiquarian books and newspapers the exhibit will tease out Whitman’s vision of the “love of comrades” and the social and political role he saw it playing in that larger project, the creation of “America”.

Upcoming Events

Veterans Resource Center Drop-In
Friday, October 21, 2016, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Baby Rhyme Time & Playtime: Spanish-English
Friday, October 21, 2016, 1:15 pm
Mission, Mission Children's Area
Ballot Answer Table
Friday, October 21, 2016, 1:30 pm
North Beach, North Beach General Floor Area

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Upcoming Classes

CANCELLED: UDN Chinese eBooks
Friday, October 21, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Introduction to Immigrant Stories
Friday, October 21, 2016, 3:30 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Computer Help for Adults/Seniors
Friday, October 21, 2016, 4:00 pm
Sunset, Sunset Children's Area

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Current Exhibits

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Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, Government Information Center
Don Quixote and the Golden Age
Through Thursday, December 1, 2016
Main Library, International Center
San Francisco Neon
Through Sunday, October 30, 2016
Main Library, Music Center - 4th Floor

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