High Times in San Francisco

African Americans in San Francisco, 1960-1990
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High Times in San Francisco is a community event providing the public the opportunity to participate in scholarly research of African Americans in San Francisco by helping identify and catalog several collections of photographs covering the neighborhoods of the Western Addition, and Bayview/Hunters Point. These photos provide a unique glimpse of black San Francisco in the period before the events of Jonestown/People’s Temple and the crack and AIDS epidemic.

These cultural events are free and open to the public.

Gather, share knowledge and celebrate our unique identities at the queerest library ever. Visit the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, the gateway to the Library’s broader collections documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and allies’ history and culture, with a special emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area.

Upcoming Events

The Defender
Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Tay Day in the Hormel Center
Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center
Film: "Get Out"
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:00 pm
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room

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