StoryCorps Launches New West Coast Location at the San Francisco Public Library

Contact:

StoryCorps Press Desk
646-723-7020 ext. 75,
press@storycorps.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STORYCORPS LAUNCHES NEW WEST COAST LOCATION AT THE
SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Airbnb co-founder, Joe Gebbia, will record inaugural interview with an early Airbnb employee

 

February 14, 2014—StoryCorps, the national oral history organization, will call the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) its new home in the Bay Area, with Airbnb as its lead sponsor. Airbnb is the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company. To date, StoryCorps has the largest single collection of voices ever gathered, from nearly 90,000 people in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

Who:

  • StoryCorps, Airbnb, San Francisco Public Library, KQED, KALW

 

When:

  • Friday, 2/21 at 10:00am PST

What:

  • Opening of StoryCorps’ brand new location at the San Francisco Public Library; inaugural interview by Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia and an early Airbnb employee about starting the company in San Francisco.  Representatives from StoryCorps, San Francisco Public Library, KQED, and KALW will also be in attendance.

Where:

  • San Francisco Public Library
    • 100 Larkin Street
    • 6th floor, Skylight Gallery

Why:

In partnership with SFPL and Airbnb, StoryCorps in San Francisco will give residents the opportunity to record and archive their unique and powerful stories. StoryCorps housed a booth in San Francisco from October 2008 to January 2014 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum and collected more than 3,000 interviews. With this new location, StoryCorps will redouble its effort to honor and celebrate stories from residents of the Bay Area. Local public radio station KALW will continue to be StoryCorps in San Francisco’s broadcast partner, and KQED will join as a media sponsor.

StoryCorps interviews are conducted between two people who know and care about each other. A trained facilitator guides the participants through the interview process. At the end of each 40-minute recording session, participants receive a CD copy of their interview. With their permission, a second copy is archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. Segments of select interviews air on local public radio and may also air nationally on NPR’s Morning Edition.

General Press Guidelines

  • Cameras will be allowed in the StoryBooth before interviews begin. Photographs and video can be shot from outside the window during interviews.
  • Press can listen to interviews with wireless headphones from outside the booth (when available).

Press may be able to interview some participants before and after their StoryCorps interviews.

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Can you see what I saw? Will I see what you saw?

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February 18, 2014

Contact: Michelle Jeffers
Communications, Programs & Partnerships
415 557-4282

Exhibition Opening: SEE/SAW
San Francisco Main Library, Civic Center
2nd Floor, Library for the Blind
March 1 – May 29

Can you see what I saw? Will I see what you saw?

Have you ever been faced with 100 words and had to guess what all of them are? Or, have you ever looked through art rather than at it? Come by the Library for the Blind & Print Disabled on the second floor of the Main Library to experience these and other playful encounters with art.

Maia Scott combines visual art, writing, and movement in this collection of pieces, most of which are enhanced and enlivened by you, the people who experience or respond to them. Drawing from a deep appreciation of movement and dance, Maia aims to turn viewing art into an active experience enlivened by people in motion. Plug into a mask, listen to your favorite song through its eyes, and add your selection to a playlist that will be transformed into a piece of punchy, poetic performance art.

Read a poem, walk a labyrinth and graffiti your expertise on the path. And become a figure of beauty amidst sacred geometry and satire as part of “Vitruvian Counterpoint.” Follow up your exhibit viewing by attending a semi-improvisational performance featuring poetry, a paw de deux with a guide dog, and plenty of crowd-sourced inspiration.

Related Events – March 4, 11, 18 & 25: Playshops with Maia Scott. Main Library, Library for the Blind, 6 – 8 p.m.
March 30: Maia Scott performs semi-improvisational pieces. Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

For more information, please call 415 557-2477.

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Exhibition Opening: Pretty in Ink: North American Women Cartoonists 1896-2013

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February 18, 2014

Contact: Michelle Jeffers
Communications, Programs & Partnerships
415 557-4282

Exhibition Opening: Pretty in Ink: North American Women Cartoonists 1896-2013

San Francisco Main Library, Fourth Floor
100 Larkin Street
March 8 – June 5, 2014

While the general public is all too familiar with superheroes such as Superman, Spiderman, Batman and others, lesser known is how many women drew comics in the early 20th century. While many of these talented women, like Nell Brinkley, were the superstars of their day, they’ve fallen into relative obscurity.

Through photos, letters, original artwork, toys, comic books and other ephemera, this exhibition showcases women cartoonists from the late 19th century to the present, including the first woman comic strip artist, Rose O’Neill, and her comic The Old Subscriber Calls, in Truth Magazine in 1896.

Related program: Pretty in Ink: North American Women Cartoonists 1896-2013, lecture and discussion with author and curator Trina Robbins, March 27, 6:00, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room. A book sale by Readers Books follows the discussion.

For more information, please call 415 557-4277.

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Month-long Performing Arts Festival Returns to SF Public Library

 

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February 18, 2014

Contact: Michelle Jeffers
Communications, Programs & Partnerships
415 557-4282

Month-long Performing Arts Festival Returns to SF Public Library

Entertainment and Learning for All Ages March 2014


San Francisco libraries welcome multi-media music, storytelling, circus performers, puppet shows and more throughout the month of March with the Performing Arts Festival 2014!

 

What do Wilco, Bob Dylan, The Polyphonic Spree, Lisa Loeb, Flock of Seagulls, Guided By Voices, and The Breeders have in common?  Each has shared show bills with Gustafer Yellowgold!  The library is tickled pink, um yellow, to welcome back Morgan Taylor, the award-winning cartoonist, songwriter, and creator of Gustafer Yellowgold. And the Gustafer Yellowgold performances will be rivalled by other top performers.

 

Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show is a multi-media performance of live music, animated illustrations, and storytelling.  Hailed by The New York Times as a “Cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr. Seuss,” the shows are a must-see for families who love groovin’ and boppin’ together.  With its unique crossover appeal, the show entertains all ages. Gustafer Yellowgold will be featured in six performances plus a teen workshop.

 

Come sing with the beloved bilingual recording artist, educator and children’s author José-Luis Orozco! Children and families will sing and dance to Jose-Luis’ Spanish and English music rooted in Latin American culture. His music combines rhymes, movements, and rhythm with information, such as the alphabet, vowels, numbers, and colors. These four concerts will be a delight for the entire family.

 

Acrobatics, juggling, balancing, contortion, and more will be performed by Wayne Huey of Red Panda Acrobats and by the kids and teens of Circus Center’s Youth Circus. The Youth Circus will thrill with aerial acts, clowns, face painting, and a chance to join the circus at the skills workshop following the performance.

 

And finally, by popular demand, five puppet troupes are returning to SFPL to amuse and amaze. Magical Moonshine Theatre performs traditional European-style hand-and-rod puppet theatre. Sean’s Shadows creates tales with light and shadow from around the world. The Fratello Marionettes both educate and delight with puppets and puppeteers in full view. Ventriloquist, Tony Borders, brings some crazy critters and a magical picnic with Muppet-style hand puppets.

 

Please see complete calendar, as follows. For more information, call 415 557-4277.

 

March 1                                   *Tony Borders’ Crazy Critters

4 – 4:30 p.m.                           Golden Gate Valley Branch

 

March 4                                  *Fratello Marionettes’ The Carnival of Animals

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.                  Western Addition Branch

 

March 6                                   *Sean’s Shadows presents The Gingerbread Baby

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.                  Mission Bay Branch

 

March 6                                      *Sean’s Shadows’ The Cat Drum

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.                        Ingleside Branch

 

March 8                                   Sean’s Shadows presents Turtle’s Hungry

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon         Park Branch

 

March 8                                   *Fratello Marionettes’ The Frog Prince

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon         Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch

 

March 8                                   *Red Panda Acrobats

1:00 – 2:00 p.m                        Presidio Branch

 

March 8                                   *Fratello Marionettes’ Peter and the Wolf

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                       Ocean View Branch

 

March 8                                   *Sean’s Shadows’ The Cat’s Drum

3:00 – 3:30                               Marina Branch

 

March 8                                   *Red Panda Acrobats

4:00 – 5:00                               Bayview Branch

 

March 11                                 *José Luis Orozco in Concert

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon           Parque Niños Unidos, 23rd Street & Treat

 

March 12                                 *Cartooning Workshop for Teens with Morgan Taylor

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.                       Main Library, Children’s Creative Center, 2nd floor

 

March 13                                 *Tony Border’s Puppets’ Magical Picnic

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.                   Sunset Branch

 

March 13                                 *The Gustafer Yellowgold Show

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon         Eureka Valley/Harvey Milk Memorial Branch

 

March 13                                 *Tony Border’s Puppets’ Magical Picnic

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.                      Anza Branch

 

March 14                                 *The Gustafer Yellowgold Show

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                       Visitacion Valley Branch

 

March 15                                 *José-Luis Orozco in concert (English/Spanish)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon         Mission Branch

 

March 15                                 *Magical Moonshine Theatre: Puppylocks & the Three Bears

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.                       Joe DiMaggio Playground Clubhouse, 661 Lombard Street

 

March 15                                 *José-Luis Orozco in Concert (English & Spanish)

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.                       Excelsior Branch

 

March 15                                 *The Gustafer Yellowgold Show

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                       Bernal Heights Branch

 

March 15                                 *Magical Moonshine Theater’s The Puppet Man

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.                       Potrero Branch

 

March 16                                 Gustafer Yellowgold and Jose-Luis Orzoco in concert!

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.                       Main Library, Koret Auditorium

 

March 18                                 *The Gustafer Yellowgold Show!

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.                   Portola Branch

 

March 18, 2014                       *The Gustafer Yellowgold Show

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.                       Merced Branch

 

March 22                                 *Fratello Marionettes’ The Carnival of the Animals

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.                       Glen Park Branch

 

March 22                                 *Circus Center’s Youth Circus

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.                       Richmond/Senator Milton Marks Branch

 

March 29                                 *Magical Moonshine Theatre’s The Puppet Man

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon         Parkside Branch

 

March 29                                 *Red Panda Acrobats

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 Noon         Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Branch

 

March 29                                 *Red Panda Acrobats

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.                       Ortega Branch

 

March 29                                 *Magical Moonshine Theatre’s The Puppet Man

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.                       West Portal Branch

 

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S.F. Library’s New Sweet Deal – Office 2013 Now Available on All Computers

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February 14, 2014

Contact: Michelle Jeffers
Communications, Programs & Partnerships
415 557-4282

S.F. Library’s New Sweet Deal

Office 2013 Now Available on All Computers

 

As a Valentine’s gift to its library users, San Francisco Public Library has upgraded all public computers to the Office 2013 suite of tools in order to provide an improved experience for those using library computers for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. This software refresh replaces Open Office applications (Writer, Calc, & Impress) with Microsoft Office 2013, which includes Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.

 

Microsoft Office represents the industry standard for word processing, providing better program compatibility for students, researchers, job applicants and others. Most businesses require knowledge of MS Office tools as a prerequisite for job seekers, many of whom use library computers to aid in the job hunt as well as in building a resume and for filling out job applications.

 

In addition, Office 2013 offers Excel, the state-of-the-art tool for organization and analysis of data into spreadsheets, charts, graphs, etc. as well as PowerPoint, presentation software favored by educators and business.

 

This newest version of Office provides forward and backward compatible capability for our users.  Users must have SFPL library cards and PINs in order to log in and use this new software, as with all computer usage at the library.

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Author/Critic Hilton Als Speaks at Main Library

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February 5, 2014

Contact: Michelle Jeffers
Communications, Programs & Partnerships
415 557-4282

Author/Critic Hilton Als Speaks at Main Library
Tuesday, February 18
Koret Auditorium, 6 – 8 p.m.

Author Hilton Als will discuss his book White Girls at the San Francisco Main Library’s Koret Auditorium on Feb. 18, 6 – 8:00 p.m. Hilton Als is an American writer and theater critic who writes for The New Yorker magazine.

White Girls, a varied collection of essays, is one of five finalists in the Criticism category for the 2013 National Book Critics Association Awards. The book deftly weaves together his analyses of literature, art, and music with his unique insights on race, gender, and history. The result is an extraordinary, complex portrait of “white girls,” as Als dubs them—an expansive but precise category that encompasses figures as diverse as Truman Capote and Louise Brooks, Malcolm X and Flannery O’Connor.

The book National Book Critics Association Awards will be announced on March 13.
For more information on this and other San Francisco Public Library programs, please call
(415) 557-4277.

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The Ex Postal Facto Lectures

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January 22, 2014

Contact: Michelle Jeffers
Communications, Programs & Partnerships
415 557-4282

The Ex Postal Facto Lectures
Sunday, 16 February 2014
Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 1:00pm-4:30pm

An afternoon of panel discussions related to correspondence art takes place at the San Francisco Public Library as part of the Ex Postal Facto conference. The lecture series is part of the closing events related to the three-day conference.

Hosted by the San Francisco Public Library’s Book Arts and Special Collections, The Ex Postal Facto lectures feature luminaries of the West Coast correspondence art scene, in addition to contemporary artists working within the genre. The first panel of the day, “The History of West Coast Mail Art,” features speakers Lowell Darling (visual/conceptual artist), Leslie Caldera of Los Angeles (correspondence artist), Carl Chew of Seattle (artistamp maker) and Anna Banana of Canada (artistamp maker). The panel will be moderated by San Francisco writer and visual artist John Held, Jr.

A second lecture titled “Artistamps and Their Makers: Seeing the World in Miniature” features artists working in the field of faux philatelics, also known as “artistamps”. The work of James Cline (Founding Postmaster, Black Rock City Post Office), James Felter (Postes Mraur), Harley (Terra Candella), and Ginny Lloyd (Gina Lotta Artistamp Museum) will be highlighted. The discussion will be moderated by correspondence artist and Ex Postal Facto organizer Jennie Hinchcliff.

The lectures are the culminating event of the Ex Postal Facto conference — a celebration of correspondence art, letter writing, and faux philatelics. Held February 14 – 16 at various venues throughout San Francisco, Ex Postal Facto brings together “Networkers” from across North America – artists whose primary artistic medium is the postal system, and whose goal is to encourage open dialogue via the mail. For more information about the conference, please visit: www.expostalfacto.wordpress.com

Schedule for Sunday, February 16th, 2014:

1:00pm – 200pm: “The History of West Coast Mail Art”

2:30pm – 3:30pm: “Artistamps and Their Makers: Seeing the World in Miniature”

3:45pm – 4:30pm: public reception in the Latino-Hispanic Community Meeting

–During the reception, Ex Postal Facto passport stamping will be available. Information about obtaining a passport for the weekend can be found at the Ex Postal Facto website. (In order to receive a commemorative stamp, attendees must have an Ex Postal Facto passport).

Images available upon request

Sponsored by the Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center and the San Francisco Center for the Book.

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Storycorps Teams up with Major San Francisco Institutions for New Permanent Location

StoryCorps Press Desk
646-723-7020 ext. 75,
press@storycorps.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STORYCORPS TEAMS UP WITH MAJOR SAN FRANCISCO
INSTITUTIONS FOR NEW PERMANENT LOCATION

Airbnb and the San Francisco Public Library will host StoryCorps’ West Coast hub, giving
residents the opportunity to add their stories to the renowned national archive

January 27, 2014, NEW YORK, NY—StoryCorps, the national oral history organization,
will call the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) its new home in the Bay Area, with
Airbnb as its lead sponsor. Airbnb is the world’s leading community-driven hospitality
company. To date, StoryCorps has the largest single collection of voices ever gathered,
from nearly 90,000 people in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

In partnership with SFPL and Airbnb, StoryCorps in San Francisco will give residents
the opportunity to record and archive their unique and powerful stories. StoryCorps
housed a booth in San Francisco from October 2008 to January 2014 at the
Contemporary Jewish Museum and collected more than 3,000 interviews. With this new
location, StoryCorps will redouble its effort to honor and celebrate stories from residents
of the Bay Area. Local public radio station KALW will continue to be StoryCorps in San
Francisco’s broadcast partner, and KQED will join as a media sponsor.

StoryCorps interviews are conducted between two people who know and care about
each other. A trained facilitator guides the participants through the interview process. At
the end of each 40-minute recording session, participants receive a CD copy of their
interview. With their permission, a second copy is archived at the American Folklife
Center at the Library of Congress. Segments of select interviews air on local public
radio and may also air nationally on NPR’s Morning Edition.

Founded in 2003 by award-winning documentary producer and MacArthur “Genius”
Grant recipient Dave Isay, StoryCorps aims to create a growing portrait of who we are
as a nation.

“It has been a remarkable experience for StoryCorps to record the stories of the Bay
Area,” says Dave Isay. “As StoryCorps begins its second decade of service, it’s an
honor to have such terrific partners in San Francisco, where we will continue to expand
our reach and spread our message: that every life and every story matter.”

“We are honored and excited to welcome the StoryCorps recording booth to the Skylight
Gallery at the San Francisco Main Library,” says City Librarian Luis Herrera. “Our library
and our city offer such a diverse community of voices with exciting, historic, and
powerful stories to tell. We expect this collaboration to be a wonderful opportunity for
library users and for all residents to create an oral record that preserves the
experiences of their lives.”

“Airbnb brings hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world together every
day to share their cities and their stories,” says Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia. “That’s
why we’re proud to be partnering with StoryCorps, which has celebrated the power of
individual stories for more than a decade. We look forward to supporting the incredible
work they continue to do.”

To ensure the diversity of participants, StoryCorps sponsors major initiatives:
StoryCorps Historias collects the stories of Latinos throughout the United States and
Puerto Rico; StoryCorps Griot preserves the voices and experiences of African
Americans; the Military Voices Initiative records, shares, and preserves the stories of
post-9/11 veterans, active-duty service members, and their families; and OutLoud will
launch in 2014 to collect the stories of the LGBT community.

# # #

About StoryCorps

StoryCorps’ mission is to provide people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, preserve, and share their stories. Each week, millions listen to StoryCorps’ awardwinning broadcasts on NPR’s Morning Edition. StoryCorps has published three books that are New York Times best sellers: Listening Is an Act of Love, Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps, and All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps. Our fourth book, Ties That Bind: Stories of Love & Gratitude from the First Ten Years of StoryCorps, was released in October 2013. For more information, or to listen to stories online, visit storycorps.org. Find us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/storycorps) and follow us on Twitter (@storycorps).

About Airbnb

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted
community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world – online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 35,000 cities and 192 countries. And with world-class customer service and a growing community of users, Airbnb is the easiest way for people to monetize their extra space and showcase it to an audience of millions. www.airbnb.com

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San Francisco Women Street Artists Demonstrate Their Craft at Main Library!

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January 22, 2014

Contact: Michelle Jeffers
Communications, Programs & Partnerships
415 557-4282

San Francisco Women Street Artists Demonstrate Their Craft at Main Library!

In celebration of women artists of the City, local street artists will be creating art, live and in person, every Friday in the Main Library’s 4th floor Music Center throughout the month of March 2014. A different artist will be on hand each Friday from 1 – 3:00 p.m. This program of live art, Art in Action: How It’s Done: Celebrating Women Artists in San Francisco, Past and Present, is presented by the San Francisco Arts Commission in association with the Library. All of the artists are part of the SF Arts Commission Street Artists Program.

Photographs and information featuring original Art in Action female artists, which took place at the Golden Gate International Exposition in 1940, will be on display in the Art, Music and Recreation Department on the 4th Floor throughout the month of March.

Follow San Francisco Public Library on Instagram (@sfpubliclibrary) to see Art of the Walk: An Instagram Tour of Art by Women in San Francisco featuring a different work every day in March.

For more information, please call 415 557-4277.

Art in Action Schedule:

March 7: Kathy Hallinan

Kathy Hallinan learned her leathercraft from her mother, one of the original street artists in San Francisco. She dyes, patterns, punches and cuts her own leather to create beautiful, handmade baby booties, hair clips, bracelets and more. She has been designing and selling her leathercraft items for over 40 years.

March 14: Mara Murray

Mara Murray started designing her own unique hand-made ZOOMEEZ animals, dolls, pillows and accessories in 2008. To create her artwork, she uses colorful fabrics, recycled jeans, and trims. Each ZOOMEEZ has its own personality and spirit; a one of a kind creation for the inner child in us all.

March 21: Jenifer Martinez

Jenifer Martinez and partner Stan Chiao work together to create a line of whimsical t-shirts featuring Jen’s original cartoon stick figure artwork. The t-shirts are sold side-by-side with their unique line of Steampunk jewelry made from stainless steel chain maille accented with recycled keys, clock parts and recycled materials.

March 28: Simone Guimaraes

Simone Guimaraes creates her artwork in a very organic style by using different media, bright, exciting colors and upcycled items. Her cat paintings are created using recycled San Francisco maps and acrylic paint. Each one tells its own story and finds their new owner, with a smile, all over the world. That is what her artwork is all about!

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Linedrives and Lipstick: The Untold Story of Women’s Baseball

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January 17, 2014

Contact: Michelle Jeffers
Communications, Programs & Partnerships
415 557-4282

Exhibition Opening January 25

Linedrives and Lipstick: The Untold Story of Women’s Baseball

A new library exhibition opening Jan. 25, Linedrives and Lipstick, details the history of women’s baseball, dating back to the mid-nineteenth century and Vassar College. Linedrives and Lipstick, which will be on view at the Main Library’s Jewett Gallery through March 16, 2014, celebrates the legends and landmarks of the dedicated women athletes who hit, fielded, slid, and caught with passion.

From early games played before small, yet curious crowds in 1875 to the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League’s 1948 season that attracted 910,000 paying fans, the history of women’s baseball was as exciting and tumultuous as a fast-paced game. Women were paid to play ball in the 1890s, and a surprising number of women were included on early 20th-century men’s teams.

Linedrives and Lipstick: The Untold Story of Women’s Baseball documents this forgotten side of America’s pastime with 45 images, photos and 10 objects selected from one of the nation’s largest collections of women’s baseball memorabilia. Postcards of women at bat in long skirts, images of girls with scraped knees, and historic black-and-white photographs document more than a century of change for women’s baseball. The exhibition showcases many of the pioneering players, including Maggie Riley, Connie “Iron Woman” Wisniewski, and Ruth “Tex” Lessing, who garnered cheers from adoring fans—and braved critics’ jeers—as they barnstormed across the country from one game to the next.

This exhibition and program are co-sponsored by the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), Exhibits USA, a national program of the Mid-America Arts Alliance and Friends of the San Francisco Public Library

Please join us for an exhibition opening program on women and baseball, Sunday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. at the Main Library’s Koret Auditorium, featuring baseball scholars David Block, Jean Ardell, Dorothy Mills, Leslie Heaphy and Monica Nucciarone.

Other related programs

Thursday @ Noon Films – Women in Sports

March 6
A League of Their Own
1992, 128 minutes

March 13
Whip it
2009, 111 minutes

March 20
Bend it like Beckham
2002, 112 minutes

March 27
Heart of the Game
2005, 97 minutes

All films are screened in the Koret Auditorium at the Main Library.

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