Eureka Valley (Castro Street) Gay Community

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KQED News report from July 9th 1973 featuring the growth of and attitude towards the gay community in San Francisco's Eureka Valley Neighborhood, especially in the Castro district. Includes street scenes along Castro Street, interviews with gay and straight residents and silent rooftop views of the neighborhood. As the reporter puts it in an editorial to camera: "Residents have discovered that almost overnight their neighborhood has become San Francisco's new gay Mecca."

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16mm, color co-magnetic silent/sound film
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archival news film
KQN 1811

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wowwwwww these films are pure history, im addicted to this archive. itsamazing, a pre internet pre mobile world not that long ago, but not much has changed in the looks of the people and impressd by how much forward was then cali compared to the rest of the wrld.

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