A Bancroft Library Program
What's in the News: A Look at the Fang Family San Francisco Examiner Photographic Negative Collection
Presented by Lori Hines, Processing Archivist, The Bancroft Library
In 2006 the San Francisco Examiner photograph morgue was donated to The Bancroft Library. The morgue consists of local news photographs taken by staff of the Examiner that date from the 1920s to the late 1990s. With its estimated 3.6 million negatives and 1 million photoprints, the Examiner archive more than doubled the size of The Bancroft Library's photographic holdings. This talk and slide show will highlight selections from original photographic negatives that document San Francisco and the Bay Area for over 75 years. Topics covered include the building and opening of the Golden Gate Bridge, the home front and industry during World War II, sports, counter culture with beatniks of North Beach and hippies, urban renewal, political figures, celebrities, and protests around the Bay Area.
Reception: 4:30 p.m.
Presentation: 5:00 p.m.
Optional Early Bird Menu: 6:00 p.m.
Club Lecture: A Bancroft Library Archival Porgram
Friday, May 31, 2019 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 p.m. - Reception
5:00 p.m. - Presentation
600 p.m. - Optional Early Bird Dinner
There is no charge for attending the lecture.