Richard Schwartz: Berkeley 1900―Daily Life at the Turn of the Century
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Local historian Richard Schwartz returns to Commonwealth Club World Affairs to captivate you once again with his characteristic blend of serious history, fascinating images, and “telling details” stories. Schwartz shares eyewitness accounts and unique views of Berkeley from more than 120 years ago, which show how profoundly the landscape, culture, economy and social values of modern Berkeley have been shaped by what came before. Berkeley 1900 is his definitive account of a pivotal time in the life of one of America's most beloved cities.
Join us to see how much has changed, and how much hasn’t, over almost 125 years.
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Speaker photo courtesy the speaker; 1900 photo detail from Berkeley 1900 cover.
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The Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94105
Historian; Author, Berkeley 1900―Daily Life at the Turn of the Century
In Conversation with George Hammond
Author, Conversations With Socrates
5 p.m. doors open & check-in
5:30–6:30 p.m program
(all times Pacific Time)
$35 members with a book
$45 nonmembers with a book