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"Story of San Francisco"
Lecture Series

Inspiring stories of the Refugees
of the Great Earthquake
and Fire of 1906

The first lecture in the "Story of San Francisco" Lecture Series was presented at the Year 2001 Birthday Celebration honoring the 154th Anniversary of the Naming of the City of San Francisco. This special event took place Tuesday, January 30th, 2001 in the South Light Court of City Hall, between the hours of 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Mayor Willie Brown spoke at this commemorative event. Gladys Hansen, Founder and Curator of the Museum of the City of San Francisco, spoke on the unique and inspiring stories of the refugees of the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906.

 

Gladys Hansen, Founder and Curator of the Museum of the City of San Francisco, spoke on the unique and inspiring stories of the refugees of the Great Earthquake and
Fire of 1906

 

SF Mayor Willie Brown
preparing to blow out
the candles on San
Francisco's Birthday Cake

 

Year 2001 Birthday Cake
honoring the 154th Anniversary
of the Naming of the City
of San Francisco

 

People attending the Lecture
and SF Birthday Celebration

 

Diana Stork, Harpist,
and Producer of the Annual
Festival of Harps

 

The Museum of the City
of San Francisco
Installation of Historical
Exhibits - South Light Court
of San Francisco City Hall