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1911
Liguria started a focaccia tradition in San Francisco’s North Beach.
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1911
The Victoria Pastry Co. began making Sicilian specialties in San Francisco’s North Beach.
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1911
In San Francisco a 3-story mansion was built at 535 Powell St. It was designed by architect C.A. Meusdorffer.
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1911
In San Francisco the 4,425 square-foot revival manor home at 1392 Seventh Ave. was built. In 2014 it was listed for $2.895 million.
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1911
Ruben Garrett Lucius Goldberg (1883-1970), cartoonist aka Rube Goldberg, commissioned the construction of a residential building at 182-198 Gough St. In 2015 the SF board of Supervisors voted to designate the structure as a historic landmark.
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1911
In San Francisco the Romanesque Gothic style St. Paul’s Church was dedicated at 1660 Church St.
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1912 Feb 4
In San Francisco two horses were killed when a huge truck loaded with 45 tons of copper cable broke free on the steep grade of Steiner Street hill. 50 horses were pulling against the truck with 4 horses guiding when the cable broke.
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1912 Feb 11
SF Police Chief White delivered an ultimatum to the Chinese Consul General, Ow Young King, and two secretaries of the Chinese Six companies that they establish peace between the warring tongs or he would blockade white from entering Chinatown.
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1912 Mar 16
In San Francisco the Chinese tong war reopened as 4 Ho Sing gunmen opened fire at the 730 Jackson street liquor store of Cham Kok, the president of the Suey Sing tong.
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1912 Mar 28
San Francisco women began voting for the first time.
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1912 May 13
In San Francisco aviator Roy Francis and artist Phil Rader made a 36 minute flight over the city.
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1912 Jun 24
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors authorized Library Trustees to erect a library building in the Civic Center using $75,000 tendered for this purpose 11 years earlier by Andrew Carnegie.
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1912 Jul 2
In San Francisco Mary’s Help Hospital opened at 145 Guerrero St. It was made possible by a bequest from Catherine Birdsall Johnson (d.1893).
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1912 Jul 11
In San Francisco a race was held between a motorcar and a horse-drawn fire engine as the Fire Dept. worked to convince the public to retire fire horses. The motor driven fire engine won the race and by 1921 the last fire horses were sold at auction.
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1912 Dec 27
The SF city-owned Municipal Railway ran its first car. The Geary Street Line was the 1st municipally built railway in the US to compete with the private United Railroads.
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1912 Dec 28
The SF Mayor James Rolph piloted the city-owned Municipal Railway’s first streetcar. The Geary Street Line, from Geary and 39th to Kearney and Market, was the 1st municipally built railway in the US to compete with the private United Railroads. The double-ended streetcar was built by W.L. Holman Car Co. of SF. Service began the next day.
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1912
In SF a 3-story Edwardian home was built on the corner of Leavenworth and Chestnut by Luke and John Fay. It replaced an earlier structure built by David Fay, whose family owned a soap factory at Chestnut and Mason. A residential garden, designed by Thomas Church was added in 1958. In 1998 SF accepted the property for conversion to park.
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1912
In SF the Colombo Building at 1 Columbus Ave was built.
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1912
In San Francisco the Sharon Building was built by the descendants of William Sharon (1821-1885), a US senator from Nevada, who made his fortune in silver. It was designed by NYC architect George Kelham.
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1912
In San Francisco St. Ignatius College changed its name to St. Ignatius Univ.
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1912
Zoeth Eldredge authored “The Beginnings of San Francisco.”
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1912
In San Francisco the Sprechels Mansion was built by sugar tycoon Adolph Sprechels at 2080 Washington St. The 3-story French classical home was designed by George Applegarth.
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1912
In San Francisco the Geary, Park and Ocean cable car lines closed.
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1912
In San Francisco a three-family home was built at 902-904-906 Vallejo St. The Edwardian style home was designed by Charles Fantoni.
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1912
The steamship Acme became known as the “Typhoid Ship” after 30 cases of typhoid were contracted on trips from Humboldt Bay to San Francisco. Crew member “H.O.” was later identified as a carrier of typhus and was isolated in the Marine Hospital. In 1917 H.O. was reported to still being a carrier and a menace to public health.
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1913 Jan 29
In San Francisco a Boudin Bakery two-horse-drawn buggy was hit by a run-away street car in the city’s first Muni accident. One of the two horse was fatally injured and shot by a police officer.
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1913 Jan
San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened at its 3rd location on a block bordered by Masonic, Hayes, Ashbury and Grove streets.
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1913 Apr 1
In San Francisco Lee Quon Sing, an aged rag picker, was shot and killed by two members of the Bing Kong tong, a society at war with the Suey Sing tong. Police captured Yee Lick, one of the shooters. Lee Quon Sing was the 8th victim in the war that began three weeks ago over a slave girl.
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1913 Apr 19
San Francisco’s Chinatown was put under a partial blockade following the killing of Lem Foon by Bing Kong tong highbinders. The blockade was the 2nd of its kind in as many years.
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1913 Aug 19
San Francisco’s Orpheum theater headlined W.C. Fields (1880-1946), a comedy juggler, as “the silent humorist.”
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1913 Aug 27
In San Francisco a fire at arcade stables on Folsom St. between 5th and 6th killed 95 horses.
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1913 Sep 16
San Francisco recorded its hottest day ever and nearly 100,000 people made their way to the seashore.
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1913 Oct 5
In San Francisco a 7-reel film exhibition of Jack London’s story “Sea Wolf” was given at Grauman’s Imperial Theater.
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1913 Oct 21
San Francisco Police Chief D.A. White swore in three female officers, the city’s first policewomen.
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1913 Nov 26
San Francisco Chief of Police White issued an order prohibiting women from visiting local pavilions during local prizefights.
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1913 Dec 27
In San Francisco over 25,000 people gathered at Lotta’s Fountain to celebrate the postponed Christmas Eve festival.
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1913 Dec
In San Francisco police officer W.F. Kreuger took a bullet just under his heart as he engaged three armed yeggmen (burglers) at Natoma and Eighth. Kreuger survived and the bullet remained in his body.
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1913
Notre Dame des Victoires church in San Francisco was built on Bush Street.
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1913
The San Francisco Civic Auditorium was constructed. It was damaged by the 1987 earthquake and was shut down for 19 months for repairs.
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1913
In San Francisco the 1910 67,000-square-foot building designed by architect Newton Tharp, was moved brick by brick to 170 Fell St. It was used by the SF Unified School District for administration until the 1989 earthquake.
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1913
In San Francisco the 11-story Flatiron Building, designed by Havens and Toepke, was built at 540 market St.
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1913
In San Francisco the 2-story headquarters of the Commercial fire Dispatch Co. was built at 229 Oak St.
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1913
In San Francisco the 2-story building at 200 Powell St. was built. The Art Moderne style was designed by Salfield and Kohlberg. It was remodeled in 1933 and 2008.
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1913
In San Francisco the Hotel Senate, aka Crescent Manor, opened at 467 Turk Street. It was designed by architect Charles J. Rousseau.
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1913
The St. Joseph church was built in San Francisco at Howard and 10th streets. It was forced to close following the 1989 earthquake. The Polaris real estate group bought it around 2009 and planned to restore the structure as office space.
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1913
San Francisco’s Commercial High School, which had resurrected on a lot at Grove and Larkin streets, was moved on wheels, to make way for the Civic Auditorium, to the southwest corner of Franklin and Fell streets under the name High School of Commerce.
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1913
In San Francisco the 2-story Vesuvio building at 255 Columbus Ave. was built. It was designed by Italo Zanolini. The building was redone in 1918. Vesuvio’s bar opened in 12948.
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1913
In San Francisco a one story blacksmith shop, designed by Welsh & Carey, was built at 90 Natoma.
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1913
In San Francisco the 7-storey Chateau Bohlig was built at 795 Pine St.
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1913
In San Francisco the St. Vincent DePaul Church, designed by architects Shea & Lofquist, was built at 2300 Green St. in a Sanctified Tudor style.
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1913
The San Francisco Bulletin published daily installments for two months of Alice’s Story: A Voice From the Underworld,” the autobiography of an anonymous prostitute the paper called Alice Smith.
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1914 Jan 1
A Pacific coast storm swept away the entire Ocean Beach of San Francisco from the Cliff House to the life saving station.
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1914 Jan 4
In San Francisco pilot Lincoln Beachey looped the loop a record seven times in his biplane in an aerial show before a crowd of some 25,000 people. Motion pictures were taken from tethered balloon.
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1914 Jan
In San Francisco new residences were erected west of Fourteenth Ave. and south of Geary St. Westerly winds contunued to cover the new pavement with sand.
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1914 Feb 6
In San Francisco the State Board of Pharmacy burned in Marshall Square, at Hyde and Market, some $25,000 worth of opium pipes and outfits, “hop,” morphine and cocaine.
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1914 May 15
In San Francisco the new Ewing Field ballpark opened. Cal Ewing, owner of the Pacific Coast league Seals, erected the 18,000 seat Ewing Field on Masonic Ave south of Geary Blvd., now the site of Wallenberg High School. It was used for a half-season by the SF Seals and they fled back to Rec. Park because of the fog.
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1914 Jun
In San Francisco the film version of “The Valley of the Moon” a 1913 novel by Jack London (1876-1916), premiered at Grauman’s Imperial Theater, 1077 Market St.
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1914 Sep 28
San Francisco city engineer M.M. O’Shaughnessy presented the completed Stockton Street tunnel to the city through Andrew Gallagher, chairman of the Tunnel Committee of the Board of Supervisors.
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1914 Oct 14
The Health Dept. of San Francisco’s reported on the petition of the Jones Draying Co. that its stable at 847 Harrison, where 35 horses are kept, should be cleaned and whitewashed. The manager maintained that cobwebs helped control flies much better than whitewash.
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1914 Oct 16
In San Francisco the last spike of the Overfair Railway was driven for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. The miniature rail project to carry visitors around the fair was led by Oakland millionaire Louis Mac Dermot (d.1948). In 1979 Albert Smith, railroad buff and graduate of Cal Poly, acquired the Overfair steam locomotives, after inheriting Orchard Supply Hardware, and set them up on his Swanton Pacific Ranch. The ranch and railroad were left to Cal Poly following Smith’s death in 1993.
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