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Unraveling Little Saigon’s History and Influence in the Tenderloin

On September 22, join us at the Tenderloin Museum. Tho Do, former Community Organizer at the Vietnamese Youth Development Center, will chronicle Vietnamese migration, culture, and activism in the Tenderloin from the 1980s to the present.

From July through November, lectures are held on Thursday evenings at 6:00 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 PM.

Individual tickets are $10 for Heritage members and students (with ID) and $15 for the general public. Series passes (all five lectures) are $40 for members/students and $60 for the public. For series pass, visit


The History and Context of WPA Murals at the San Francisco Maritime Museum
Thursday, July 28
Maritime Museum, 900 Beach Street

20th Century Restaurant Culture in San Francisco:
A Feast of Diversity, from Alioto’s to Sam Wo’s and More
Thursday, August 18
Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market Street

Unraveling Little Saigon’s History and Influence in the Tenderloin
Thursday, September 22
Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy Street

Bliss & Faville: Architecture and the Profession in Early 20th Century San Francisco
Thursday, October 27
Metropolitan Club, 640 Sutter Street

Frank Lloyd Wright and San Francisco
Thursday, November 10
Mechanics’ Institute Library & Chess Room, 57 Post Street