- Random photos
Bernal's east slope in 1912, showing the Ocean Shore Railroad yard. Many of these buildings were razed to make way for Bayshore and the freeway.
Sears seen from Bernal hill, 1993.
Construction of the Army Street sewer in 1923; Holladay and Wright streets in the background.
Islais Creek at St. Mary's Park
Alemany Farmers' Market: History of Bernal Heights' farmers' market, the oldest in the city.
Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Free summer series showcasing the work of local filmmakers.
Bernal Hill Realty: Information beyond homes for sale -- history, stories, and news.
Bernalwood: Bernal-related history, art, culture, business, politics, and news.
Burrito Justice: Maps, research, and historical exploration of La Lengua (which abuts Bernal and the Mission flats).
Archives, Databases, and Libraries
Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley: Books, manuscripts, photos, and maps
California Historical Society: Exhibitions, events, and research via the North Baker Research Library.
The California Ephemera Project: An online catalog linking the ephemera collections of California Historical Society; the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society; the San Francisco Public Library; and the Society of California Pioneers.
FoundSF: San Francisco's historical wiki.
SF Genealogy: Free access to city directories, maps, newspaper stories, obituaries, and other resources.
San Francisco History Center at the San Francisco Public Library, main branch: The official archives for the city of San Francisco. Limited visiting hours, but note that a lot of the collection is viewable online.
San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection: Housed in the SFPL's History Center. Many images are viewable online.
San Francisco History Association: Events, presentations, and walking tours.
San Francisco Museum and Historical Society: Monthly programs, fund-raisers, and presentations.
Sutro Library: Genealogical research for the Western states.
The Oral History Association: Resources and advice on recording, transcribing, and preserving oral history interviews.
Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley: Archival oral histories for the Western states.