San Francisco History

Stories by Thompson

These articles were part of a series written by Walter J. Thompson and published from 1916 to 1918 in the San Francisco Sunday Chronicle.
Jeems Pipes of Pipesville   Under the Code in the Old Mission
When the Old Town went A-Marketing With Santa Claus as a Pal
The Armada of Golden Dreams Among the Merry Men of Minstrelsy
With the Picnic Throngs of Other Days The Shady Side of Pauper Alley
In the Days of the Romping Mission Bears In the Days of the Horse Cars
Over Sandy Trails to the Old Cliff The Coming of the Cable Cars
Some Boyhood Nooks about the Bay Cruising Along the Old Water Front
A Financier of the Early Fifties Giving Greetings to the New Year
The Gallery Gods of the Old California Theater 'Lord' George Gordon and South Park
Belles and Beaux of the Mechanics' Fair The Making of Market Street
When Kearny Street was Young In the Shadow of Lone Mountain
Keeping Up with the Parade
Strolling on Sunday Afternoons
When Artemus Ward was Here
Out Where The "Shelly-Cocoas" Grew
Giving the Glad Grip to General Grant
Odd Characters of Curbstone and Corner
Westward Ho! from Meiggs' Wharf
Farewell, Old Hall of Records!
The Evolution of Portsmouth Square


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