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January 2020

Art & Life at the White City: Lomaland’s Cultural Legacy

January 14, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events In 1897, Katherine Tingley established the Universal Brotherhood and Theosophical Society on the Point Loma peninsula. Under her leadership, this dusty seaside plot of land—popularly known as Lomaland—was transformed into a lush, vibrant “White City” that became a center of learning and culture.Please join us for a special presentation by local historian and teacher Kenneth Small that explores how Lomaland became the cultural and artistic hub of a growing San Diego.San Diego native Kenneth Small, whose parents were longtime…

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Member Morning

January 25, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events A Benefit of being a Member of the San Diego History Center! Saturday, January 25, 20208:30–10:00amSan Diego History Center, Balboa Park We invite you to join with fellow members for mimosas and a light breakfast at this important time in San Diego’s history. Join San Diego History Center Historians, Drs. David Miller and Andy Strathman in discussion about the latest Journal of San Diego, out in January 2020. While there is no cost to attend, Reservations are Required! Free…

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March 2020

San Diego History Center Archives Tours

March 6, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events As part of San Diego Architectural Foundation's OH! San Diego Program, SDHC is offering two unique opportunities– Friday, March 6 in our Research Archives and Saturday, March 7 at the Junípero Serra Museum. Visitors will go behind-the-scenes for a “Show and Tell” presentation of the rare architectural resources housed in the Center’s Architectural Drawings Collection. Archivist Renato Rodriguez will display one-of-a-kind items from the Collection including original blueprints, presentation drawings, elevation drawings and floor plans for unique buildings that…

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Junípero Serra Museum Tours

March 7, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events As part of San Diego Architectural Foundation's OH! San Diego Program, SDHC is offering two unique opportunities– Friday, March 6 in our Research Archives and Saturday, March 7 at the Junípero Serra Museum. Tour this Mission-Revival style landmark standing prominently atop the hill and recognized as the site where California began.  Tours are offered at 11 AM and 1 PM on Saturday. Book your spot at a specific time.  This event is free.Maximum 2 participants per reservation.Each tour is…

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May 2020

Community Café: Discussion Series | Detroit to Oceanside: A Filipino Migration Story

May 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

COMMUNITY CAFÉ: DISCUSSION SERIES DETROIT TO OCEANSIDE: A FILIPINO FAMILY MIGRATION STORY THURSDAY, MAY 28, 20207:00PM - 8:00PM RESERVE YOUR VIRTUAL SEAT TODAY! Through a mix of casual storytelling, poetry, and video, this talk will explore one Filipino family's experience with migration, state violence, and the ongoing struggle for social justice.   Dr. Jason Magabo Perez is the author of the hybrid poetry and prose book, This is for the mostless. Perez works as Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at CSU San…

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