About SFSU Photographic Timeline Project

The SFSU Photographic Timeline Collection is a collaborative effort between the University Archives, the Associated Students, and DIVA to surface images of student life and activities at San Francisco State throughout its history. Andrew Roderick (Academic Technology) had an idea to identify resources related to Free Speech at San Francisco State, which coincided with a request from Jackie Foley (ASI Board President) to compile a photographic timeline for San Francisco State history. We hope to identify images of student life and activities to explore conversations and behavior unique to San Francisco State within broader societal contexts. (more)

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University Archives Photograph Collection

The University Archives in the J. Paul Leonard Library support the curricular needs of San Francisco State University. The University Archives is active in creating access to unique materials including student yearbooks that chronicle campus history, ideology, and experiences relevant to this region and beyond. This sampling of student-centered...

SFSU Associated Students Photograph Collection

From the late-1920s to the early-1960s, San Francisco State’s Associated Student Body produced annual yearbooks chronicling student activities, values, and faces. The associated students of San Francisco shaped their learning climate as they forged new learning initiatives. Collectively these yearbooks show how the students of San Francisco...

Nacio Jan Brown Strike Photographs

Nacio Jan Brown was a photographer for the San Francisco Express Times,  an underground weekly newspaper. Over a period of ten years, beginning in the mid-1960s, Brown photographed virtually all of the major anti-war and social protest movement activities in the Bay Area. 



These collections are hosted by the DIVA Team at Academic Technology, San Francisco State University.

For questions about the collection, please contact the DIVA Team:

Email: digitize@sfsu.edu