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Storied: San Francisco

Aug 27, 2019

What if, in the early days of your new job, you were tasked with these two things: 1. Moving a fabled city's collection of thousands of historical records (official papers, photos, ephemera, etc.) to a new building, and 2. Essentially establishing and adding to that city's archives. That's what life was like for San...

Aug 27, 2019

San Francisco city archivist Susan Goldstein was drawn to history from a young age. She left her childhood home in Southern California to go to college out east. After a stint in Phoenix, she went to Austin where she worked in photo archiving at the University of Texas. In 1984, she came to the Bay Area to work on union...

Aug 22, 2019

Uncle Damien is doing his part to make a positive difference in the world.

In this podcast, Uncle Damien (Damien Posey) talks about Uncle Damien Speaks, his motivational speaking work. He found inspiration through a stint in federal prison, Rudy Corpuz and United Playaz, and fellow motivational speaker Eric Thomas....

Aug 20, 2019

Motivational speaker Uncle Damien went through a lot to get here.

In this podcast, Damien Posey, who was born and raised in San Francisco, talks about the journey that got him to where he is today. It's a story of a young man who had no positive male role models, who got shot at a young age, and who ended up in...

Aug 17, 2019

Patrick played some songs for us when we recorded. Three of those songs are featured here (the fourth appears at the end of Part 2).

Patrick's album Welcome to the End of the Empire, is available from Bottom Feeder Records. 


Film photography by Michelle...