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Big Alma

San Francisco"s Alma Spreckels

by Bernice Scharlach

  • 31 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Scottwall Associates .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville,,
  • Art patrons,
  • Spreckels, Alma de Bretteville,
  • Biography,
  • California,
  • 1881-1968,
  • San Francisco,
  • San Francisco (Calif.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8443078M
    ISBN 100942087119
    ISBN 109780942087116
    OCLC/WorldCa36068584

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    Trying to narrow down books into a list of 10 was no easy feat, but this list reflects some of my most memorable reading experiences of the year:} ~~~Books Mentioned~~~ Milkman - Anna Burns. Alma Spreckels, who willed the Legion of Honor museum into existence and donated many of its treasures, was a big woman with big ideas. The colorful story of her voluble life is told in Big Alma, a biography by Bernice Scharlach published in and still available at the museum bookstore.

    Big Alma Book Launch Wednesday Nov 11 PM Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor 34th Ave., San Francisco, CA map In conjunction with Veterans’ Day, and the republication of Big Alma by Bernice Scharlach, this lecture describes the story behind the founding of San Francisco’s Legion of Honor by Alma and Adolph Spreckels. March is Women’s History Month, a time to honor and celebrate women from all walks of life. And so, there is no better time to celebrate the founder of the Legion of Honor, Alma Spreckels. Alma de Bretteville Spreckels (–), known to many as “Big Alma,” was a phenomenal figure in San Francisco history. A bold, affluent, successful philanthropist, Big Alma was a force to.


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