San Francisco Public Library

We Live Here: San Francisco, 1960s - 1970s

3/02/13 - 6/02/2013

Main Library

Jewett Gallery - Lower Level

100 Larkin St.

During the 1960s and 1970s San Francisco photographer Phiz Mezey photographed some of the significant events in the City's history.  This exhibit takes the viewer on a tour of San Francisco during this time. Highlights include the redevelopment of Western Addition, the San Francisco State Strike, personalities such as Martin Luther King Jr., Jimi Hendrix, James Baldwin and others.

Related programs:
Sunday March 3: Meet the artist Phiz Mezey, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room, 1:00;
Thursday April 11 The Fillmore, Film and Discussion, Main Library, Koret, 5:30.

Upcoming Events

A Palestinian Poetry & Music Event
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
AfroSolo Artists Talk
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

Upcoming Classes

Acrylic Painting for Beginners
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 2:00 pm
Mission Bay, Mission Bay Program Room

Current Exhibits

Home Away from Home:
Through Sunday, November 27, 2016
Main Library, Jewett Gallery
Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here:
Through Sunday, January 1, 2017
Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area
Dadamatic Mail Art
Through Saturday, December 31, 2016
Main Library, Skylight Gallery

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