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Finding aid to the Open Forum Records 1973-1997 SFH 602
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Description
Open Forum was a collective learning project based on the philosophy that an informed community is best able to guide its own future. The hierarchical academic tradition of teacher and students was replaced with a collective discussion group model applied in workshops and classroom settings. The idea was to transform education away from academics and popular culture. The project continued for 10 years with no paid staff, completely run by volunteers.
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2 cartons (2 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.