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Gladys Hansen - Museum Curator We are The Museum of the City of San Francisco. Under the past direction of our curator, Gladys Hansen, our goal was to bring the fabled history of San Francisco into the light of historical accuracy. Our new director Richard Hansen continues with this goal. Please visit our site often as we will continue our mission with articles on new subjects and continue the enrichment of the existing materials on the site.

Mission Statement:
The Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco,, functions as a general multi-media website utilizing text, graphics, and sounds.  We are primarily a research and educational site for scholars, young and old.  Our site features the interesting, the amusing, and the unusual in San Francisco's history.

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We are eager to be the recipient of photographs and ephemera. We are especially interested in any 1906 materials. However, if you would like to donate other historical artifacts, we will suggest organizations that would be interested in receiving your donation.

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