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Joe Blum’s Bay Bridge photo exhibition


Photograph by Joe Blum, San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge construction

Noted Bay Area labor photographer Joe Blum is displaying The Bridge Builders, featuring 80 large images documenting and honoring the workers who have built the new east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. The show is at San Francisco City Hall, ground floor (1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place) and is free and open to the public. Artist reception is Thursday July 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  See more about the exhibition here. [LMC]


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Bay At War: An Evening With Historian Charles Wollenberg

Historian Charles Wollenberg will discuss “Bay at War: Marinship and the Shipbuilding Boom of World War II” on Thursday, June 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the California Historical Society, 678 Mission St. San Francisco.  Free admission.  RSVP: