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2015 meeting dates

January 27
February 24
March 31
April 28
May 26
June 30
July 28
August 25
September 22
October 27
November 24
December no meeting

San Francisco Landmarks

 

Tuesday, March 31

guest speaker: Catherine Accardi

San  Francisco  is  one  of  the  most  recognized  and  beloved  cities in  the  United States,  brilliantly  illustrated  through a  visual history of  493  designed  local, state,  and  national  landmarks.  Catherine Accardi,  a  native  San  Francis-­ can, author,  and  historian,  will present  100  historical  images  of  San  Francisco landmarks  and San  Francisco’s North  Beach  and  Telegraph  Hill.  Catherine  has lived  in  San  Francisco  all  her  life  and  has  researched  and written about  the city’s  rich  heritage  for  four  decades.  Her books will  be  available  for  sale.

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PPIE The Jewel City

 

Tuesday, April 28 

guest speaker: Laura Ackley

 

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The Fight to Save SF's Cable Cars

 

 

Tuesday, May 26

guest speaker: Mike Phipps

 

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Created in SF: The City's Gifts to Gastronomy

 

Tuesday, June 30 

guest speaker: Joseph Amster

 

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The Emporium 

 

 

Tuesday, July 28 

guest speaker: Anne Evers Hitz

 

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100th Anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition

 

 

http://www.ppie100.org/

February 20, 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the World’s Fair celebrating the completion of the Panama Canal and showcasing San Francisco—its recovery from the ashes of the 1906 earthquake and fire and its world trade potential. Throughout 2015, the PPIE100, a citywide consortium of cultural, civic, and historical organizations, will conduct centennial programs to commemorate the PPIE’s historical significance and to reflect on its legacy.

 

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