This collection contains items related to the organizing efforts to keep residents in the International Hotel in San Francisco’s
Manilatown neighborhood. The Four Seas Corporation bought the hotel and in 1968 began seeking to evict the residents in order
to build a parking lot on the site. Residents organized and struggled to stay in their homes from 1968-1977. Final evictions
were carried out in 1977 aided by local government and law enforcement. Continued community organizing after eviction prevented
the corporation from constructing their planned development, even after the building was demolished in 1981.
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