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Legends and Verification with Jeanie Low
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Jeanie Low will teach you to uncover records such as 1885 San Francisco Chinatown map, census and Chinese Mortuary Records; 1870-1930 gravestones; and 20th century immigration and naturalization records.

Jeanie is the author of China Connection: Finding Ancestral Roots for Chinese in America. She has degrees in Library Technology and Chinese Studies.

Since 1993, Low has presented for various organizations including the National Archives and Records Administration, National Genealogical Society, Chinese Historical Society of America, California Genealogical Society and Angel Island Immigration Station.

Learn more about History and Genealogy through the wealth of resources available at the Library.

Upcoming Events

Author Talk: Vanessa Hua, A River of Stars
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Mandarin Story Time
Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 11:15 am
Ingleside, Ingleside Meeting Room
"A House for Mr. Biswas" by V.S. Naipaul
Thursday, August 1, 2019, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Paley Room - Floor 3

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Upcoming Classes

Conversational Mandarin Group
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 10:00 am
Main Library, Chinese Center
Wednesday Afternoon Tai Chi with Patrick Lau
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 pm
Presidio, Presidio Meeting Room
Wednesday Afternoon Tai Chi with Patrick Lau
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:45 pm
Presidio, Presidio Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

Thread that Connects
Through Thursday, August 1, 2019
Main Library, International Center
The Stuff of Life:
Through Thursday, September 26, 2019
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
Queer as German Folk
Through Thursday, September 26, 2019
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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