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We Live Here: San Francisco, 1960s - 1970s

3/02/13 - 6/02/2013

Main Library

Jewett Gallery - Lower Level

100 Larkin St.

During the 1960s and 1970s San Francisco photographer Phiz Mezey photographed some of the significant events in the City's history.  This exhibit takes the viewer on a tour of San Francisco during this time. Highlights include the redevelopment of Western Addition, the San Francisco State Strike, personalities such as Martin Luther King Jr., Jimi Hendrix, James Baldwin and others.

Related programs:
Sunday March 3: Meet the artist Phiz Mezey, Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room, 1:00;
Thursday April 11 The Fillmore, Film and Discussion, Main Library, Koret, 5:30.

Upcoming Events

Friends of Library Poetry Readings Night
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:30 pm
North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room
Friends of Library Poetry Readings Night
Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 6:30 pm
North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room
Water Painting with NEXT Village
Friday, October 6, 2017, 1:00 pm
North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room

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Asian Brush Painting Sumi-e
Through Saturday, February 3, 2018
West Portal, West Portal General Floor Area
Resilience
Through Friday, December 29, 2017
Main Library, African American Center
Calligraphies in Conversation
Through Sunday, December 31, 2017
Main Library, Skylight Gallery