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Earthquake Exodus, 1906: Berkeley Responds to the San Francisco Refugees

Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association

In commemoration of the centennial of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association (BAHA) will sponsor an illustrated lecture by historian Richard Schwartz, author of the book 'Earthquake Exodus, 1906: Berkeley Responds to the San Francisco Refugees.' A reception and book signing immediately follow the lecture.

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When

Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 7:30 pm (lecture with reception and book signing to immediately follow)

Purchase tickets at BAHA website & pick up at door on event night.

Where

Lecture:
Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

Reception & book signing following lecture:
McCreary-Greer House
2318 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

Relevance

The lecture focuses on the 10-week Berkeley relief effort that rescued 15,000 San Francisco refugees from the 1906 Earthquake and Fire.

Audience

General public. $15 for lecture & reception.

Contact

Wendy Markel, (510) 841-2242

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