- Random photos
Bernal hill seen from Army Street, December 1882. The farmhouse in the center of the photo still stands at the corner of Mirabel and Shotwell.
Mission and Coleridge, looking up at the hill in the 1920s. The Maxwell automobile was advertised on the hill.
Two streetcar barns at Mission and Valencia saw intense conflict in July 1907 during the carmen's strike.
The 100 block of Holladay Avenue when the split-level retaining wall was being built in 1928.
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.