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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

Swing Into Stories
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 9:30 am
Helen Wills Playground,
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 10:00 am
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Online Job Search & Digital Economy Opportunities
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 9:30 am
Main Library, Learning Studio
Book a Librarian in Russian
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 10:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Noontime Meditation
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 12:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

Fear of An Atomic Age!
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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