Award Recipients:


2017 - 19th Annual Awards - 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love - 35th Anniversary of the SFHA    

Imperial Court of San Francisco Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Nick Bovis Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Paul DrexlerOscar Lewis Award

Dr. David E. Smith Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award


2016 - 18th Annual Awards    

The Emperor's Bridge Campaign Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Max Kirkeberg Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Paul Madonna Oscar Lewis Award

Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award


2015 - 17th Annual Awards    

Mr. Gary Kamiya - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Mr. Emmitt Watson  Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Ms. Laura Ackley - Oscar Lewis Award

Western Neighborhoods Project Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award


2014 - 16th Annual Awards    

Mr. Gary Kurutz - devotion and work for the Sutro Library - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Mr. John Martini - historian - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Ms. Amy Meyer - author - Oscar Lewis Award

Mr. Paul Kozakiewicz - editor and publisher of the Richmond Review and the Sunset Beacon - Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award


2013 - 15th Annual Awards    

San Francisco Recreation and Parks - restoration of the Murphy Windmill - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Campaign to Save the Golden Gate Windmills - restoration of the Murphy Windmill - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Mr. Paul Rosenberg - historian- Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Mr. Richard Reinhardt - author - Oscar Lewis Award

Visitacion Valley History Project - archive and research about Visitacion Valley - Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award

 

2012 - SFHA celebrated our 30th Anniversary! 

 

2011 - 14th Annual Awards   

The Maybeck Foundation - restoration of the Palace of Fine Arts - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Marilyn Blaisdell - SF photo books - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Dr. Gray Brechin - architectural historian, columnist and TV producer - Oscar Lewis Award

Bernal History Project - archive and research about Bernal Heights - Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award


2010 - 13th Annual Awards    photo album

San Francisco Parks Trust - restoration of the Conservatory of Flowers - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Prelinger Library - SF history archive - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Lee Houskeeper - April 18, 1906 commemoration - Oscar Lewis Award

Ed Byberg - historian at The Presidio - Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award

 

2009 - 12th Annual Awards     photo album

Wells Fargo History Museum  SF and CA history archive & museum - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Bob Bowen - author - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Kevin Mullen - author - Oscar Lewis Award 

Potrero Hill Archives – neighborhood archive - Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award 

 

2008 -  11th Annual Awards    photo album 

The San Francisco Arts Commission - preserving the Portals of the Past in Golden Gate Park - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library – SF history archive - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Heyday Books – publisher of SF and CA history books - Oscar Lewis Award

John Gaul – historian at Haas-Lilienthal House - Walter Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award

 

2007 - SFHA 25th Anniversary Celebration

 

2006 - 10th Annual Awards Dinner 

San Francisco Fire Department Historical Society – 1906 Earthquake and Fire 100 year Expo and preserving the artifacts and history of the SFFD - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Kit Haskell – SFHA program chair for 9 years - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Arcadia Publishing
– published over 30 history books of SF neighborhoods and local interest - Oscar Lewis Award

Lorri Ungaretti – authored neighborhood history books on the Sunset and the Richmond Districts - Walter Jebe , Sr. Neighborhood Award

2005 - 9th Annual Awards Dinner 

The Victorian Alliance of San Francisco – preservation and restoration of Victorian an other historic structures - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Woody LaBounty
– author and co-founded the Western Neighborhoods Project - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Rand Richards - author - Oscar Lewis Award


2004 - 8th Annual Awards

Market Street Railway Association – preservation of  vintage street railway cars - Ron Ross Founder’s Award
 
Jose Sarria a.k.a. The Widow Norton -  leads processions to pay respects to SF history character and activist for gay rights - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award
 
Charles A. Fracchia - author and founder of The San Francisco Historical Society. - Oscar Lewis Award    

 
2003 - 7th Annual Awards

Kathleen Manning – author and preservationist - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Edward Galland Zelinsky - preservation of the Musee Mecanque - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Br. Guire Cleary, S.S.F
- Mission Dolores historian and author - Oscar Lewis Award

2002 - 6th Annual Awards 

Golden Gate Ferry Division – 1906 Earthquake and Fire survivors commemorative ferry rides - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Donna Ewald Huggins – Panama Pacific International Exposition historian - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Taren Sapienza – 1906 Earthquake and Fire commemoration and celebration  - Oscar Lewis Award

 

2001 - 5th Annual Awards 

City Guides – preservation and history education - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

San Francisco Architectural Heritage Foundation – Haas-Lilenthal House - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Windgate Press – publishers of SF history books  - Oscar Lewis Award

 

2000 - 4th Annual Awards 

Walter G. Jebe, Sr. – historian  - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Hon. George T. Choppelas – Judge Court of Historical Review - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Carl W. Nolte SF Chronicle Columist reporting SF history preservation efforts  - Oscar Lewis Award

 

1999 - 3rd Annual Awards 

Mayor Willie L. Brown – City Hall restoration - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Alessandro Baccari Jr. – author and historian  - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Malcolm E. Barker - author - Oscar Lewis Award

 

1998 - 2rd Annual Awards 

Dr. Kevin Starr- author and historian - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Noah Griffin - historian - Award of Merit 

Daniel Bacon – author and founder of Barbary Coast Trail - Award of Merit 

Jane Bressler  - SFHA program coordinator - Award of Merit

 

1997 - 1st Annual Awards 

Ron Ross – founder of the San Francisco History Association - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Gladys Hansen – archivist  - Ron Ross Founder’s Award

Elaine Molinari – Beach Chalet preservation - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award

Elfreda J. Menzel  - founding member and financial officer for the SFHA - Award of Merit

Jane Cryan – 1906 refugee shack preservation - Award of Merit