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San Francisco History 1930 - 1965

1931 – Roster of Motor Car Dealers
1931 – Brief History of Chinatown by Jesse B. Cook
1931 – Bimbo’s 365 Club Opens
1932 – Completion of the War Memorial Complex
1932 – Debut of Carlton E. Morse’s “One Man’s Family”
1933 – Women on the Musicians’ Union Board of Directors
1934 – “Stamp Out Sinclairism”
1934 – “Bloody Thursday” and the General Strike
1934 – Musicians’ Union Report on the General Strike
1934 – Coroner Leland Urges Gun Control
1934 – Advertisement for Fong Wan, Chinese Herbalist
1935 – “Century of Commerce”; Labor Strife Along The Embarcadero
1935 – Early History of the Emporium Department Store
1935 – China Clipper Lands at Wake Island
1935 – Construction of the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges
1936 – New San Francisco Mint to Soon Open
1936 – U.S.S. California Passes Under the Golden Gate Bridge
1936 – Kirsten Flagstad at the War Memorial Opera
1937 – Joe Di Maggio: The new "Bambino,"
1937 – Search Continues for Amelia Earhart
1937 – U.S. Radiomen Comb Air For Signals From Amelia
1937 – Dedication of New San Francisco Airport
1937 – Dust Bowl Refugees Overwhelm California Relief Agencies
1937 – Laurel Hill Burial Crypt of Samuel T. Woodworth
1937 – House of Alarm Bells – Central Fire Alarm Station
1937 – Barbary Coast Modernization Drive
1938 – Labor Unions Condemn Nazi Bund Meeting
1938 – Musicians’ Union Communist Menace
1938 – “Harry Bridges, Communism and Deportation,”
1938 – Shelley For State Senate
1938 – Amelia Earhart – Prelude to Greatness
1938 – Francis “Lefty” O’Doul Day at Seals’ Stadium
1939 – Mare Island; Where the Pacific Fleet is Maintained
1939 – Harriet Pullman Carolan at the Clift Hotel
1939 – Don Lee Television to Soon Come to San Francisco
1939 – “Trails End for ’39ers” – Preparations for the World’s Fair
1939 – Treasure Island World’s Fair Cartoon, by Lichty
1939 – New Style of Architecture at Treasure Island
1939 – Lighting the Treasure Island World’s Fair
1939 – Sally Rand Nude Ranch at Treasure Island
1939 – Mayor Rossi’s Labor Day Speech at Treasure Island
1939 – Al Smith Day at Treasure Island
1939 – “Flesh” Shows at The Gayway on Treasure Island
1939 – New Hupp Skylark Automobile Arrives at the World’s Fair
1939 – Treasure Island Sculptures
1939 – Map of the Fairgrounds (Large File)
1939 – Pan American Airways’ Clipper Ships at Treasure Island
1939 – Pan American Philippine Clipper Orders for the June 1 Flight from Treasure Island
1939 – General Motors’ Vacationland Exhibition
1939 – 24 Views of the Treasure Island Fair (PowerPoint)
1939 – Treasure Island Fair Closes, by Tom Moriarity
1939 – World’s Fair to Reopen in 1940
1939 – Castro Street Cable Service May Soon End


1940 – New Attractions for the Fair in '40
1940 – ASCAP Cavalcade of Music at Treasure Island, by David A. Banks
1940 – English-Language Newspaper for Chinatown
1940 – European War Refugees Arrive in San Francisco
1940 – New NBC Studios for San Francisco
1940 – Bay Bridge Smashups Cause Concern
1941 – Buses to Replace Cable Cars – Tracks Removed
1941 – Harry Bridges Accused of Communism
1941 – Di Maggio Not Demanding $80,000
1941 – Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in San Francisco
1941 – New PG&E-City Hetch Hetchy Woes
1940 –1941 Chronology of San Francisco War Events
1941 – San Francisco Stars Entertain Troops at Fort Ord
1941 – S.F. Collectors Boycott Hitler’s Stamps
1941 – 20,000 Needed for Civil Defense Duty
1941 – Women Replace Men Because of the Draft
1941 – Instructions for Bombing and Gas Attacks
1941 – President Roosevelt’s Declaration of War Speech to Congress (RealAudio)
1941 – Japanese War Planes Over San Francisco
1942 – The Battle of Los Angeles
1942 – Chronology of San Francisco War Events
1942 – San Francisco–War City
1942 – Ronald Reagan at Charlie Low's Forbidden City
1942 – Gladys Bentley at Mona's 440 Club
1942 – “News of the San Francisco Home Front,” by Dorothy Walker
1942 – Bums Should Help the War Effort, by Hugh Randolph
1942 – Navy to Lease Treasure Island “For the Duration”
1942 – Navy Seizes Treasure Island
1942 – Navy Seizes Hunters Point Neighborhood
1942 – Instructions to All Persons of Japanese Ancestry
1942 – Evacuation of the Japanese from San Francisco
1942 – Last Japanese Internees Evacuated from San Francisco
1942 – Gila River Relocation Camp
1942 – Excerpts from Gen. DeWitt's Final Report on the Evacuation of the Japanese
1942 – Dorothea Lange Photographs the San Francisco Japanese Evacuation
1942 – Jeanette MacDonald Patriotic Concert at the War Memorial
1942 – Dimout Regulation Controversy
1942 – Mr. Tex Entertains at Finocchio's
1942 – Western Addition Slum Clearance Studied
1942 – Search for Missing Blimp Crew Abandoned
1942 – Air Raid Instruction Card for Your Home
1942 – Tour of the New NBC-KPO Taylor and O’Farrell St. Studios
1942 – A Tunnel to the St. Francis Hotel
1942 – Street Signs for Alaska
1942 – New Canon Kip House Opens
1942 – Emporium Department Store War Plan
1943 – Chronology of San Francisco War Events
1943 – A Stage Door Canteen for San Francisco
1943 – Instructions for Air Raid Wardens
1944 – “San Francisco Faces West, the City in Wartime,” by John Dos Passos
1944 – Chronology of San Francisco War Events
1945 – Chronology of San Francisco War Events
1945 – Death of War Correspondent William Chickering
1945 – RCA Negotiates the Capitulation of Japan
1946 – Lu Watters Returns to the Dawn Club
1947 – Friedel Klussman Fights to Save Powell St. Cable Cars
1949 – End of San Francisco Interurban Streetcar Service
1951 – History of the Fire Alarm System by John J. O'Brien
1953 – State Belt Railroad Operations
1953 – Brief History of Greenberg’s Sons Brass Foundry
1954 – Joe Di Maggio Marries Marilyn Monroe at City Hall
1955 – Vast Ring of Military Bases Around Bay Area
1957 – “Worst Earthquake Since 1906”
1959 –Printing the First Edition of Beatitude Magazine
1963 – Coyle and Sharpe “New Zanies on the Radio,” by Dwight Newton

Continue to San Francisco History 1966 – 2001.