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100 Years of the Raker Act:

10/15/13 - 12/31/2013

Main Library

Government Information Center - 5th Floor

100 Larkin St.

This exhibit documents the 100 year anniversary of the passage of the Raker Act.

The Raker Act was a controversial congressional act that allowed the creation of the O’Shaughnessy Dam and flood Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. It provided, much needed, water for the city of San Francisco. John Muir fought the act and the damming of the Hetch Hetchy.

Upcoming Events

Family Storytime
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 10:00 am
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Family Storytime
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 10:00 am
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Baby Rhyme Time Session I
Thursday, January 19, 2017, 10:00 am
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Thursday, January 19, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
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Thursday, January 19, 2017, 2:00 pm
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Thursday, January 19, 2017, 3:00 pm
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