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Sun August 2, 2020

Presentation: San Francisco in Black & White (1951-1980)

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A Photographic Retrospective of San Francisco's African-American Community.

This presentation features selected works, many never before published, of local photographer, Steve Jackson, Jr., who was resident photographer at Jimbo's Bop City (1951-1965). A portion of Jackson's collection is currently on exhibit at the Smithsonian's African-American Museum of History & Culture in Washington, DC. Join us and experience the City and San Francisco's African-American community through images and anecdotes shared by his daughter, Linda.

Linda A. Jackson, a native San Franciscan, is a writer, historian, photographer and food artist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Mount St. Mary's University and received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. She is a member of the San Francisco Writers Workshop, and has recently completed a collection of short stories entitled, The Religion of Slaves. She is now working on her memoir.

Linda Jackson

Reservations required: https://bit.ly/LindaJacksonSF8-2-20

This event will simultaneously be broadcast on the SF Public Library YouTube.

For accommodations, call 415-557-4557 or contact [email protected] Requesting 72 hours in advance will help ensure availability.

This event will be recorded, if you are not comfortable being recorded, please place your display camera to OFF.

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A Photographic Retrospective of San Francisco's African-American Community. This presentation features selected works, many never before published, of local photographer, Steve Jackson, Jr., who was resident photographer at Jimbo's Bop City (1951-1965). A portion of Jackson's co...
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