By Douglas Henry Daniels
Douglas Daniels argues for the significance of going past the written checklist and concrete information in studying the lifetime of a minority neighborhood. He has studied pictures from kin albums and interviewed individuals of previous black San Francisco households in his attempt to supply the 1st nuanced photograph of the lives of black San Franciscans from the 1860s to the 1940s.
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