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19462 Historical Images Online to Date

About These Photos

These historical images of San Francisco primarily come from one collector who wishes to remain anonymous. The collection may be the greatest in private hands, amounting to over 100,000 negatives and prints. OpenSFHistory is a program created by the nonprofit organization, Western Neighborhoods Project, to share these images, and those from similar private collections, with the world. More information at About OpenSFHistory


  • Westwood Park: A Closer Look - Aug 14, 2017
    by Woody LaBounty

    A closer look at an OpenSFHistory image. With the 100th anniversary of the Westwood Park neighborhood upon us, we were excited to scan and put up a few dozen early images of the bungalow residence park under construction in a recent upload. The images, mostly close-ups of houses under construction or just finished, are all dated with a circa 1920 date until we get better information investigating and identifying each building. Read More...
  • Sutro Heights Depot: A Closer Look - Aug 7, 2017
    by John Martini

    A closer look at an OpenSFHistory image. I love looking at historic photographs, especially ones that reveal surprises accidentally captured by the photographer. Read More...
  • Mime Troupe Gorilla Band: A Closer Look - Jul 24, 2017
    by Woody LaBounty

    A closer look at an OpenSFHistory image. There is joy and delight in this image from 1968. Read More...
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