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100 Years of the Raker Act:

10/15/13 - 12/31/2013

Main Library

Government Information Center - 5th Floor

100 Larkin St.

This exhibit documents the 100 year anniversary of the passage of the Raker Act.

The Raker Act was a controversial congressional act that allowed the creation of the O’Shaughnessy Dam and flood Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. It provided, much needed, water for the city of San Francisco. John Muir fought the act and the damming of the Hetch Hetchy.

Upcoming Events

Veterans Resource Center Drop-In
Friday, April 27, 2018, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Welcome to SFMOMA!
Friday, April 27, 2018, 12:30 pm
SFMOMA Haas, Jr. Atrium ,
Abriendo Puertas / Opening Doors
Friday, April 27, 2018, 1:00 pm
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Yelp for Help
Friday, April 27, 2018, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Book A Librarian
Friday, April 27, 2018, 3:00 pm
Excelsior, Excelsior Meeting Room
Computer Help for Adults/Seniors
Friday, April 27, 2018, 4:00 pm
Parkside, Parkside Teen's Area

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Current Exhibits

The Amazing Handkerchief
Through Thursday, May 17, 2018
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
The Unique Costumes of the 56 Ethnic Groups of China
Through Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Main Library, International Center
Journalism and FOIA
Through Saturday, June 2, 2018
Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl

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