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The Stuff of Life: SF Trade Catalogs

San Francisco Public Library

The California Gold Rush and the Nevada silver boom that followed propelled San Francisco into its position as the pre-eminent manufacturing and importing center on the West Coast. The San Francisco History Center presents a selection of the catalogs that marketed these products. Whether supplying stamp mills to mining operations, or toys to youngsters, trade catalogs helped bring material goods to people's homes.

Event Info
Jun 08 → Sep 26
Mon 9 am-6 pm, Tue-Thu 9 am-8 pm, Fri & Sun noon-6 pm, Sat 10 am-6 pm
Free
San Francisco Public Library, Civic Center
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
Info: 415-557-4400
Venue: 557-4400
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