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Sandoval (Judith) Visitacion Valley Gift of Stories Collection
SFP 94  
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Series 1. Photographs 1996 - 2004

Photographs: 2004-20010

Scope and Contents

Includes photographs, contact sheets, negatives and digital files.


Follows initial arrangement created by photographer Judith Sandoval. Within that arrangement, it is loosely chronological.
box 1, folder 1

Geneva Towers before implosion 1996

box 1, folder 2

Geneva Towers, Candlelight Ceremony 1998

box 1, folder 3

Geneva Towers, pre-implosion ceremony 1998

box 1, folder 4

Geneva Towers, implosion 1998

box 1, folder 5

Geneva Towers, after implosion 1998

box 1, folder 6

Construction of Heritage Homes and Britton Courts 1999 - 2000

box 1, folder 7

Opening of Heritage Homes and Britton Courts 2000

box 1, folder 8

Wells Fargo gift to the Village August 18, 2001

box 1, folder 9

Stories of the Valley: Circle of Elders grant project 2003 - 2004

box 1, folder 10-15

Visitacion Valley Neighborhood Day 1999 - 2003

box 1, folder 16-38

Neighborhood events 2000 - 2005

Scope and Contents

Neigborhood events include Unity Walk, Hawn party (Samoan), greenway planting, Visitacion Valley Carnival and Wellness Fair, Sophie Maxwell Town Hall meeting, Sunnydale "Stop the Violence," Asian Pacific American Community Center, John King Senior Community Center opening, El Dorado Elementary School community peace walk Sunnydale through Sunnydale Housing Project, Asian Perinatal Advocates holiday party, community mural paint-in, Sunnydale vigils (one for Darnell Norman),
box 1, folder 39-42

Visitacion Valley Jobs, Education and Training Program (VVJET) graduations 2000 - 2003

Scope and Contents

Includes graduations from carpenter's apprenticeship, construction apprenticeship, and health tech programs.
box 1, folder 43-45

Village Dancers, concerts and performances 2005-2006

box 1, folder 46-49

Renee Strong, Recreation and Park Director of Hertz Playground 2004-2005

Scope and Contents

Photographs of Renee Strong at work teaching dance lessons to community children and at home with her daughter. The photographs were displayed at Joe Leland Coffee Bar as a tribute to Ms. Strong for her dedication to the Visitacion Valley community.
box 2, folder 1-2

Community wedding June 29, 2002

Scope and Contents

Wedding celebration of Cliff and Julissa at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Festivities include Aztec dancers.
box 2, folder 3

Samoans 2006

box 2, folder 4-10

District 10 2001

Scope and Contents

Includes Potrero Hill Projects, Islais Creek, Dogpatch, Potero Hill, Tunnel Road, Vistaction Valley, Little Hollywood, Hunters Point Shipyards and San Francisco Dump (Transfer Station).
oversize-box 5

Prints 2000 - 2004

box 4

Digital copies 2014

Scope and Contents

34 CDs with jpegs and TIFFs of digitized photographs by Sandoval.

Series 2. Correspondence and ephemera 1995 - 2009

box 3, folder 1-10

The Village / Visitacion Valley Community Development Corporation / Geneva Valley Development Corporation 1995 -2007

Scope and Contents

Includes reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, correspondence, flyers and pamphlets documenting events in the Visitacion Valley community.
box 3, folder 11-13

Stories of Valley: Circle of Elders 2003 - 2004

Scope and Contents

Stories of Valley: Circle of Elders was a California Council for the Humanties grant project. The files contain original grant application and supportive materials, promotional materials for the event and event surveys.
box 3, folder 14

Through Our Eyes by The Village Kids publication 1996

Scope and Contents

Publication of the Visitacion Valley Community Center's after school Village Words Projects in partnership with San Francisco State University's Department of English undergraduate and graduate students.
box 3, folder 15

The Village Dancers program with San Francisco State University 2000 - 2009

Scope and Contents

Includes pamphlets, concert programs and newspaper articles about The Village Dancers.
box 3, folder 16

Photography shows 2003 - 2006

box 3, folder 17

Requiem for Geneva Towers 2005

box 3, folder 18

San Francisco Urban Institute, San Francisco State University 2002 - 2005

box 3, folder 19

Chinese for Affirmative Action, reports and newsletters 2001 - 2003

box 4

Series 3. Audiovisual 2000 - 2009

Separated Materials

25 DVDs of Village Dancers' concerts; Requiem for Geneva Towers; and Circle of Elders: Stories of Visitacion Valley. 3 VHS of Circle of Elders: Stories of Visitacion Valley.