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Shake, Bake, & Spin! San Francisco and the Media in the Aftermath of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire

Society of California Pioneers

Using a variety of printed materials, as well as photographs, recordings, and film, this exhibition traces the repackaging and remarketing of the events of April 18, 1906, to accommodate the immediate political and business interests of the community.

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April 12 - September 29, 2006

Opening reception for exhibit
Wednesday, April 12, 10 am to 3 pm
This free event includes private tours, refreshments and activities for all ages.


Society of California Pioneers
300 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Wed Fri from 10 am to 4 pm; and the first Saturday of every month.


Examines the role of the media during the period of reconstruction following the disaster


General public. Cost: Museum admission.

Volunteer Opportunities

exhibition docents and education assistants


John Hogan, (415) 957-1849

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