Dragons-San Francisco

San Francisco

Breaker of hearts, El Dorado, the city that knows how.
Muse of poets, writers, drunkards and other assorted dreamers.
She guards the golden gate like an eagle, fierce and welcoming.
And she rose like a phoenix when they thought she was done.

Third and Market 1939

Miranda’s view from the corner of Market and Third, where the Monadnock Building is located. Click photo for larger pop-up image; click link in pop-up to zoom in for detail (another tab will open).

The opposite corner of the photo above, this time facing south on Market toward Third. The Monadnock Building is on the left. Move your cursor over the photo to zoom.

Ephemera Photo Gallery

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Some of the paper memories that Kelli uses in her research. These are documents of  everyday life in the City in 1940. Everyday life—Miranda-style.


Two pages from a brochure on the night life in San Francisco. Run your cursor over the text for a zoom window and look carefully … you’ll find an ad for a certain escort service.