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Gentrification and Displacement

Cool Don’t Live Here No More: A Letter to San Francisco by Tony Robles

“Death By Gentrification: The Killing that Shamed San Francisco,” by Rebecca Solnit

“Decolonizing Knowledge and the Question of the Archive” by Achille Mbembe

Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism by Rebecca Solnit

Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin by Gray Brechin

We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation by Jeff Chang

Music and San Francisco

Audiotopia: Music, Race, and America by Josh Kun

Forbidden City, USA: Chinatown Nightclubs, 1936-1970 by Arthur Dong

Jazz on the Barbary Coast by Tom Stoddard

Keystone Korner: Portrait of a Jazz Club by Kathy Stone and Sascha Feinstein

Music and Politics in San Francisco: From the 1906 Quake to the Second World War by Leta E. Miller

Art, Politics, and the Public

A Tale of Conflict: The Contemporary Museum in the Age of Liberalism by Charles Gaines

Forgetting the Art World by Pamela M. Lee

On the Lower Frequencies: A Secret History of the City by Erik Lyle

Reclaiming San Francisco: History, Politics, Culture; A City Lights Anthology by Chris Carlsson

The Open Work by Umberto Eco

Other Resources

Art, Music & Recreation Center at the San Francisco Public Library

Audiovisual Center at the San Francisco Public Library

Hit Parade Listening Room Playlist at SFMOMA

Library and Archives at SFMOMA

Music Research Tools, free and online through the San Francisco Public Library