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Ten years that shook the city : San Francisco 1968-1978 : a reclaiming San Francisco book

Author: Chris Carlsson; Lisa Ruth Elliott; City Lights Books.
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Foundation Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A collection of first-person and historical essays spans the tumultuous decade from 1968, the year of the San Francisco State College strike, to 1978 and the twin traumas of the Jonestown massacre and the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. This volume provides a broad look at the diverse ways those ten years shook the City and shaped the world we live in today. From community  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Carlsson; Lisa Ruth Elliott; City Lights Books.
ISBN: 9781931404129 1931404127
OCLC Number: 669754916
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Shaken, AND Stirred / Chris Carlsson --
On Strike! We're Gonna Shut it Down: The 1968-69 San Francisco State Strike / Margaret Leahy --
"With the Soul of a Human Rainbow": Los Siete, Black Panthers, and Third Worldism in San Francisco / Dr. Jason M. Ferreira --
"All Those Who Care About The Mission, Stand Up With Me!": Latino Community Formation and the Mission Coalition Organization / Tomás F. Summers Sandoval, Jr. --
Poetry and Solidarity in the Mission District / Alejandro Murguía --
Lost Murals of the Seventies / Timothy W. Drescher --
Mujeres Muralistas / Patricia Rodriguez --
My World Incomplete/To Complete My World / Roberto Vargas --
Where Did All the Flowers Go? The View from a Street in Bernal Heights / Peter Booth Wiley --
Up Against the Bulkhead: A Photo Essay with Text / Stephen Rees with Peter Booth Wiley --
My Teacher, My Friend / Andrew Lam --
Filipino Americans in the Decade of the International Hotel / Estella Habal --
"Hush Puppies," Communalist Politics, and Demolition Governance: The Rise and Fall of the Black Fillmore / Rachel Brahinsky --
The Fight to Stay: The Creation of the Community Housing Movement in San Francisco, 1968-1978 / Calvin Welch --
Reflections from Occupied Ohlone Territory / Mary Jean Robertson --
Making Sexism Visible: Private Troubles Made Public / Deborah A. Gerson --
Sometimes You Work With The Democrats, And Sometimes You Riot / Tommi Avicolli Mecca --
Coming Together: The Communal Option / Matthew Roth --
San Bruno Mountain / David Schooley --
The Farm by the Freeway / Mirjana Blankenship --
A Personal History of the San Francisco People's Food System / Pam Peirce --
Ecology Emerges / Chris Carlsson --
San Francisco Labor in the 1970s / Jesse Drew --
The Rise and Fall of the Underground Comix Movement in San Francisco and Beyond / Jay Kinney --
San Francisco Bay Area Posters: 1968-1978 / Lincoln Cushing --
Jung Sai Garment Workers Strike of 1974 / Harvey Dong --
When Music Mattered / Mat Callahan.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Carlsson with Lisa Ruth Elliott.


The alliances, programs, and goals of a historic decade that continues to shape SF and the world.  Read more...


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"These bottom-up histories, written both by movement veterans and younger historians, provide a fascinating look at the ways people in a pivotal city shaped a pivotal decade. From hotel workers to Read more...

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