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Finding aid to the San Francisco Horsemen's Association Records 1940-2007 SFH 597
SFH 597  
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Description
The San Francisco Horsemen's Association (SFHA) was formed in 1940 as a nonprofit organization to foster an interest in horses and horsemanship and to share its member's passion for horses and trails with the Bay Area community. The group publishes a monthly newsletter entited Tales, and is still active as of 2019.
Background
The San Francisco Horsemen's Association (SFHA) was formed in 1940 as a nonprofit organization to foster an interest in horses and horsemanship and to share its member's passion for horses and trails with the San Francisco Bay Area community. SFHA is a versatile club providing a busy event calendar of organized rides, educational programs and community events. Monthly dinner meetings provide a social forum to exchange ideas, discuss equestrian issues, and plan activities. The club's monthly newsletter, Tales, communicates to members about upcoming events and important information concerning the horse community. SFHA is a member of the California State Horsemen's Association, Region VI. Children, families, non-members, dogs and ponies are welcome at all events.
Extent
3 pamphlet boxes, 3 flat boxes (3 Cubic Feet)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.