San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Diaries of Denis & Bridget Oliver:
A Dramatic Reading & Exhibit
Crossroads and the California Historical Society present this first-ever exhibit and dramatic reading based on the writings of two emigrants to San Francisco who survived An Gorta Mór (The Great Hunger/Famine) and lived in San Francisco from 1849 -1880s.
Dramatic readers Renée Gibbons and Tom McCarthy will read selections from the diaries.
Harp music provided by Mitch Landy.
Readings directed by Elizabeth Creely.
This event is part of the 10th annual Crossroads Irish-American Festival
When & Where
California Historical Society
The California Historical Society is a membership-based, non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and empower people to make California's richly diverse past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives.
The California Historical Society holds one of the richest collections of primary and secondary materials in the state on the social, cultural, economic, and political development of California.
The North Baker Research Library provides public access to the collection, Wednesday through Friday, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
The Gallery provides public access to the collection through changing exhibitions, Tuesday through Sunday, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.