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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

News

  • Lindbergh in SF: A Closer Look - Sep 18, 2017
    by Woody LaBounty

    A closer look at an OpenSFHistory image. On a rainy September 16, 1927, Charles Augustus Lindbergh flew in to San Francisco. Read More...
  • Green Apple Books: A Closer Look - Sep 9, 2017
    by Woody LaBounty

    A closer look at an OpenSFHistory image. Beloved bookstore Green Apple Books is celebrating its fiftieth birthday this weekend, September 9-10, 2017. Read More...
  • Admission Day: A Closer Look - Sep 4, 2017
    by Woody LaBounty

    A closer look at an OpenSFHistory image. This Saturday, 167 years ago, California was admitted as the thirty-first state of the United States of America. Read More...
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