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California Labor School

Uptown Tenderloin Lost Landmarks

 

—1947 - 1951 —

 
California Labor School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
1. California Labor School Marker
Inscription. An ethnically diverse student body experienced a “Worker's Culture” here through painting, dance, music, theater, labor history and social science courses. Such artists as Anton Refregier, Ralph Stackpole, and Pablo O'Higgins taught classes and workshops to union members and veterans returning from World War II. The post-war U.S. anti-communist crusade led to the demise of this artistic and intellectual hotbed.
 
Erected by Uptown Tenderloin Historic District.
 
Location. 37° 46.916′ N, 122° 24.86′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker can be reached from Golden Gate Avenue west of Leavenworth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco CA 94102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 220 Golden Gate Ave. (here, next to this marker); Former Film Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); Page Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Oasis Apartments (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blackhawk Jazz Club (about
California Labor School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
2. California Labor School Marker
500 feet away); Wally Heider Recording - 1969-1980 (about 600 feet away); Hamlin Hotel (about 700 feet away); Cadillac Hotel (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .
1. California Labor School. Biographical History (Submitted on December 13, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. California Labor School. Wikipedia (Submitted on December 13, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

3. Lost Landmarks. This marker is one of 9 Lost Landmark sidewalk plaques authorized by the Board of Supervisors on September 6, 2011. “These ‘Lost Landmark’ sites will greatly illuminate the forgotten history of these San Francisco sites of historic significance; now, therefore be it.” (Submitted on December 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Labor Unions
 
Service Empoyees Union<br>240 Golden Gate Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 17, 2015
3. Service Empoyees Union
240 Golden Gate Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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