San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

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SAN FRANCISCO
IN THE 1930s
The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Federal Writers Project of the
Works Progress Administration

INTRODUCTION BY DAVID KIPEN

University of California Press
Berkeley      Los Angeles      London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations ix
  • Maps xiii
  • The San Francisco Seven xv
  • Preface- 1940 xxiii
  • Part I - Gateway to the West 1
  • The Bay and the Land 3
  • A Frontier to Conquer 13
  • Emporium of a New World 29
  • Golden Era 48
  • Calendar of Events 75
  • Part II - "The City" 79
  • General Information 81
  • San Franciscans- 1940 93
  • The City’s Growth 96
  • San Franciscans at Work 112
  • Social Heritage 127
  • Part III - Around the World in San Francisco 157
  • Civic Center 161
  • Metropolitan Scene 174
  • Landmarks of the Old Town 204
  • Chinatown 220
  • Latin Quarter- Telegraph Hill and North Beach 236
  • Lords of the Hilltops 252
  • Embarcadero 260
  • South of Market 271
  • Western Addition 282
  • Rim of the Golden Gate 304
  • Golden Gate Park 329
  • Part IV - Around the Bay 355
  • The Harbor and Its Islands 357
  • East Bay- Cities and Back Country 371
  • North Bay Tour 435
  • Down the Peninsula 460
  • San Jose 486
  • Part V - Appendices 493
  • A Chronology of the San Francisco Bay Region 495
  • A Selected Reading List 501
  • Index 505
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