Rick Prelinger

Rick Prelinger

Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 10

Rick is founder of Prelinger Archives in San Francisco, whose moving image holdings may be found online at www.archive.org. Rick co-founded Prelinger Library (www.prelingerlibrary.org), a publicly-available collection of historical periodicals, books, print ephemera, maps and government documents.

This event is Sold Out; we will have a walk-up line for unclaimed seats and will do our best to get everyone in who is in the walk-up line.

Combining favorites from past years with this year's footage discoveries, the 10th annual feature-length program shows San Francisco's neighborhoods, infrastructure, celebrations, and people from 01906 through the 01970s. New sequences this year include 01930s scenes in downtown taverns, New Deal labor graphics, an exuberant 01940s Labor Day parade, radical longshore workers, newly discovered World War II-era tourist-shot Kodachromes, residential neighborhood activities, and much more.

As always, the audience makes the soundtrack! Come prepared to identify places, people and events, to ask questions, and to engage in spirited real-time repartee with fellow audience members.

Stewart Brand's Summary will be posted after the Seminar takes place.

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Condensed ideas about long-term thinking summarized by Stewart Brand
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Seminar Sponsors

Will Hearst • David and Abby Rumsey • Kim Polese • Shel Kaphan • Garrett Gruener • Stream Guys Media Streaming • The Libra Foundation • Peter Baumann • Brian Eno • Greg Stikeleather • Richard and Angie Thieriot • Chevron • Nion McEvoy • Cameo Wood • Susie Tompkins Buell Fund • Panta Rhea Foundation • The Long Now Membership

We would also like to recognize George Cowan (01920 - 02012) for being the first to sponsor this series.