Cream background with seven floating heads of Chinese American women, each a member of the Square and Circle Club of San Francisco. In the middle of the circle is a labyrinth design made with thick black lines.

Square and Circle Club: Preserving a 100-Year Legacy

15 June - 22 September 2024
San Francisco History Center Exhibit Space - 6th Fl
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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Unknown in American history, past and present, seven Chinese American adolescent girls formed a club in 1924 to serve the communitythe Square and Circle Club. One hundred years later, the Club continues with their legacy of service, driven by compassion and mainstream society’s marginalization of their community. The Square and Circle Club celebrate their centennial with an exhibition showcasing 100 years as a pillar of San Francisco's Chinatown community.  

Opening Reception Saturday, June 22


Opening Reception 

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